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Nov 07, 2018
OSHA Publications: eBooks

https://www.osha.gov/pls/publications/publication.athruz?pType=Types&pID=10412

Many publications by federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are now available for no cost downloads as eBooks.

Source: OSHA

Sep 26, 2017
SAFEME App: Improving Entry Level Worker Safety in Retail

http://www.retailassociationservices.com/entry-level-safety-in-retail/

Washington Retail Association introduces SAFEME, a way of improving entry-level worker safety. This App and project was supported by a WA Dept. L&I SHIP Grant.

Source: WA Retail Assocation

Sep 26, 2017
HSEQ/WA APP (Good Observation, Near Miss and Accident Reporting)

http://lni.wa.gov/Safety/GrantsPartnerships/SHIP/awardees/SherveyAssocSchuchartConstMellora/HSEQWAApp-NearMissAccRept.asp

Provide an efficient, easy to use tool allowing prompt reporting of Good Observations, Near-Miss incidents and Accidents using a smart phone APP. Developed by John W. Shervey & Associates, Inc./Schuchart Construction, Mellora through a WA State Dept. L&I SHIP Grant.

Source: WA L&I

Sep 05, 2017
NIOSH Launches Mobile Lifting Calculator App

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/updates/upd-08-14-17.html

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new, free mobile application (app) for smart phones and other mobile devices that can help workers stay safe when manually lifting objects as part of their job.

Source: NIOSH

Jul 03, 2017
OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool (App)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/osha-niosh-heat-safety-tool/id1239425102?mt=8

Take precautions against outdoor heat while at work with the OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool. Featuring real-time heat index and hourly forecasts, specific to your location, as well as occupational safety and health recommendations from OSHA and NIOSH.

Source: iTunes

Jan 14, 2017
Department of Labor Mobile Apps

http://www.dol.gov/dol/apps/

Includes Heat Safety Tool (Eng and Sp); Labor Statistics; Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Tour and more.

Source: DOL

Jan 14, 2017
WISER for iOS By National Library of Medicine

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wiser-for-ios/id375185381?mt=8

WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a mobile application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents.

Source: NLM

Jan 14, 2017
Federal Mobile Apps Directory

http://www.usa.gov/mobileapps.shtml

Government native apps, hybrid apps, responsive sites and mobile websites offer official information and services from the palm of your hand.

Source: US Gov

Jul 01, 2016
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Mobile Web Application

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/mobilepocketguide.html?s_cid=3ni7d2NiUpdatemNPG07142016

The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Mobile Web App (mNPG) works on any mobile device with an HTML5-compliant web browser. The app can be used offline when no internet or cell phone connection is available.

Source: NIOSH

May 01, 2016
Stretch & Flex App

http://appshopper.com/healthcare-fitness/stretchandflex

The seven-minute progressive modules demonstrate and announce the proper, pain-free way to elongate and prepare muscles to handle the exposures of the job site, plant or workstation. Free app developed by Fortis Construction.

Source: Fortis Construction