Safety App Of The Week

June 22, 2015 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.

 

Tickborne Diseases

 

Official Description  

“The Tickborne Diseases of the United States app serves as a quick reference guide for doctors and other health care providers who may diagnose and treat tickborne diseases.

Whether you treat tickborne diseases frequently or only rarely, this guide will help you.

This app will tell you about:
– Identify ticks and the pathogens that each species can transmit
– Determine which tickborne diseases are most common in your area
– Identify signs and symptoms of tickborne disease and order the appropriate lab tests
– Properly treat the most common tickborne diseases

When your device is connected, the content is updated automatically so you always have the most up-to-date information. You can personalize your experience with features like highlighting, annotations, and bookmarks to suit your own needs.1

 

Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • well illustrated and easy to read and navigate
  • good instructions
  • authoritative
  • will help you to diagnose and treat tickborne diseases
  • works off-line

 

Thumbs Down

  • made for the USA, parts of this app may not apply to other countries

 

Overall Rating

  • iPad / iPhone  –  
  • Overall – this is a must have safety app if you have employees who work outdoors

 

¹ Description courtesy of  iTunes

 

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