Safety Resources, Organizations, Agencies

Public/Free Mobile Apps

Date Added Resource Source
Jul 2016

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Mobile Web Application

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.

May 2016

Stretch & Flex App

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.

(Fortis Construction)
Apr 2016

Harness Hero By Etcetera Edutainment, Inc.

Harness Hero the (no cost) video game engages players in the key decisions of using a fall arrest system. At each step in the game, the player chooses where to anchor, what anchorage device to use, how to set up the harness, what connection device to use, and so on

(Etcetera Entertainment)
Jun 2015

EPA Ultraviolet Radiation (UV) Mobile App

The Ultraviolet (UV) Index provides a daily and hourly forecast of the UV radiation levels from the sun on a 1 - 11+ scale. Download the free EPA SunWise UV Index app onto your smartphone. Your local Ultraviolet (UV) Index forecast is provided by the National Weather Service.

Jun 2015

Federal Mobile Apps Directory

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

(USA Gov)
Jun 2014

MMWR Express By Centers For Disease Control and Prevention

MMWR Express provides fast access to the blue summary boxes in MMWR's Weekly Report.

Oct 2013

Sampling Guide by SKC Inc.

The FREE SKC Sampling Guide combines the benefits of a sampling library with the power of your iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® (including iPhone 5 and 5th generation iPod touch).

(SKC Inc.)
Jun 2013

Ladder Safety App - by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This easy to use interactive ladder safety application is available at no cost.

Jul 2012

WISER for iOS By National Library of Medicine

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

Jun 2012

"Play it Down" app

As ears age, they lose the ability to hear certain frequencies. The new “Play it Down” app lets users test how much they’ve already aged their ears and check the decibel level of their earbuds. And in what is turning out to be the most fun feature, users can play their music through an “Auto Old” filter that simulates further ear damage.

(Red Deluxe)
Jun 2012

Haz-Map: Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents (mobile friendly version)

Haz-Map® is an occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the adverse effects of workplace exposures to chemical and biological agents.

Apr 2012

Apps (catalogued by Safety Awakenings)

We will not attempt to list every workplace safety and health app that is available. Instead, we will provide you with information and links to popular, highly-rated, free (or low cost) apps that have been tried and tested by our team and/or our friends.

Nov 2011

AppBrain Sound Meter

Sound level meter for approximate sound levels.

Nov 2011

Safety Culture Job Safety Analysis mobile app

Perform risk assessments from your phone or iPad. Free but requires registration.

(Safety Culture)
Nov 2011

MSDS Mobile by KHA, Online-MSDS

KHA, Online-MSDS™ is proud to present the—first—MSDS mobile app. Free with required registration.

Nov 2011

Department of Labor Mobile Apps

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

Nov 2011

Canvas Application: Industry-specific Mobile Apps

This site includes many free apps, including some safety-related, pertaining to specific industries.

Nov 2011

NIOSH Chemical Hazards Version 2.1 (note the app costs $2.99)

NIOSH 2010 Edition Updates incorporated (NIOSH 2010-168c)and is designed for both the iphone and ipad. Updated 3/25/11.

Nov 2011

Chemical Sheets Sheets mobile app (updated 10/13/11)

This application displays International Chemical Safety Cards [ICSC] produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Office (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Nov 2011

National Library of Medicine Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites

Includes Medline Plus, Pubmed, Water Emergency Response, Radiation Emergency Medical Management, Wireless System for Emergency Responders and more.

Nov 2011

Environmental Protection Agency Mobile Apps

Includes: AIRNOW Mobile App, Alternative Fueling Station Locator, Indoor airPLUS Builder, UV Index and more.

Nov 2011

Centers for Disease Control Mobile Web

Includes: Data and Statistics; Diseases and Conditions; Emergencies and Disasters; Workplace Safety and Health and more.