Safety App Of The Week

June 5, 2016 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.

 

Miller Fall Clearance Calculator

 

Official Description  

“When working at height, it is important to know your fall clearance and swing fall, whether using a shock-absorbing lanyard or self-retracting lifeline.  Calculating your fall clearance and swing fall is critical to your safety.  The Miller Fall Clearance Calculator App gives workers at height the ability to quickly calculate the required fall clearance for Shock Absorbing Lanyards and Self-Retracting Lifelines, including swing fall.1

 

Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • easy to use
  • fun animations
  • choose metric or English units
  • offered in three languages
  • works without wifi or Internet connection
  • created by leading experts in this area
  • if your fall protection setup is not safe, it suggests what to do to make it safe

 

Thumbs Down

  • no instructions

 

Overall Rating

  • iPad / iPhone  – ♥♥♥♥♥
  • Android ♥♥♥♥♥
  • Overall – one of the better fall clearance apps available, the fun animations make it our favorite

 

1 Quote from Apple iTunes.

 

 

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