Safety App Of The Week

February 3, 2014 Dave Weber No Comments


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Below is this week’s “Safety App of the Week“.  Every Monday we publish an article that reviews and rates a new workplace safety app.  Our testing is done on Apple iPads and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3s.  We rate each app from to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles are archived here.

Synaptor Hazard Observation Training

Official Description  

“To ensure a safe workplace, your team must be able to identify and report hazards. Teach them all how for free with this powerful training app.  Facilitates training to a group in the field, or learn on your own.1


Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • no registration or sign in required
  • eight excellent short videos on  hazard observation
  • interactive exercises test your learning
  • presents a complicated topic in an easy to understand way
  • can be used off-line
  • this app does only one thing,  but it does it extremely well


Thumbs Down

  • the video’s narrator speaks with a very heavy Australian accent
  • terrific app – we’d love to see this developer produce more safety training apps on other subjects

Overall Rating

  • iPad/iPhone –  ♥♥♥♥♥
  • not available for Android


¹ Descriptions courtesy of Apple Inc.


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