Safety App Of Week

May 5, 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.

Sampling Guide

Official Description  

“The FREE SKC Sampling Guide combines the benefits of a sampling library with the power of your mobile device.  Get instant access to SKC OSHA/NIOSH/ASTM, Environmental, HSE, and Passive Sampling Guides.  Each Guide contains sampling and analytical methods, sampling parameters, and SKC collection equipment and media for over 2500 chemical compounds.  SKC Sampling Guide – there for you — anytime, anywhere.  See SKC online Sampling Guides at http://www.skcinc.com/guides.asp.

• A sampling library at your fingertips! SKC Sampling Guide is an excellent field reference to use during sampling projects, consultations, and in the lab.

• Simple navigation allows you to find the compound of interest quickly and access information easily. Entries are pre-sorted alphabetically by chemical compound.

• Fast search feature by letter click or chemical name entry.

• Convenient method links take you directly to OSHA, NIOSH, ASTM, and EPA method pages for a more in-depth look.

• Take the guesswork out of equipment! Each guide entry provides a listing of equipment suitable for use with each method for the compound of interest.

• Direct-buy equipment and media links provide fast access to the SKC online store for detailed product information and easy ordering.1


Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • no registration or sign in required 
  • simple to use and navigate, no instructions needed 
  • provides valuable air sampling, laboratory analytical, and health hazard information 

 

Thumbs Down

  • requires Internet connection to work 
  • for OSHA air sampling protocols this app links to OSHA’s “Index of Sampling & Analytical Methods” – there’s no need to go through this app in order to get this information, just go directly to this OSHA webpage using your browser 
  • seems like a bit of an overt advertisement for SKC air sampling equipment and media 

 

Overall Rating

  • iPad / iPhone  – ♥♥♥
  • Android  – ♥♥♥ 

 

¹ Descriptions courtesy of Google Play

 

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