BY AsphaltPro Staff
Safety is a top priority at the plant and on the paving site. Here are some of Asphalt Pro’s recommendations for apps to help you and your crew.
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Pocket Guide
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Chemical Hazards Pocket Guide provides a concise source of general industrial hygiene information for workers, employers and occupational health professionals. The industrial hygiene information found in the Pocket Guide helps users recognize and control occupational chemical hazards. As a fully tested and recommended application by Laboratory Safety personnel, you will find it easy to use with full use of the iPhone’s native look and feel throughout.
- Fully indexed and searchable chemical list by name, CAS# or RTECS#
- Full text of all referenced DOT Emergency Response Guides
- Viewable International Chemical Safety Cards
- All NIOSH appendices
- Saved History of previously view Chemicals
- Native iPhone look & feel throughout
- No Internet connection required
American Heart Association – Pocket First Aid & CPR
This app reflects The American Heart Association Guidelines on CPR & Emergency Cardiovascular Care and includes 34 videos and 46 high-resolution illustrations.
This app has good search functionality with organized content to make it easier to find help in an emergency. This app also includes an enhanced medical profile section, which allows you to easily store, share and access your insurance, doctor, allergy and other information. All content provided by the American Heart Association. This application is designed for the general public and is not meant to substitute for full CPR and first aid training, nor is it meant to be used by a healthcare provider in a professional setting.
ACCUWeather – Weather for Life
AccuWeather MinuteCast® gives you minute-by-minute precipitation forecasts for the next two hours and can be hyper-localized to your exact street address or GPS location. Includes precipitation type and intensity, and start and end times for precipitation. Available for the contiguous United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, and a growing list of global locations
AccuWeather also provides current condition details including; location, temperature and high and low for the day, wind speed, times for sunrise or sunset, and RealFeel Temperature® – AccuWeather’s proprietary forecast that shows the user how the temperature actually feels outside to a person in that exact location.
You can set up the app for push notifications so severe weather alerts keep you and your crew out of the storm. Immediately descriptive weather animations illustrating the weather forecast for right now, each of the next 72 hours, and each of the next 15 days are also options. Your Daily Snapshot shown front-and-center when you open the app – a summary of what you can expect from the day’s weather. A great feature is the customizable current weather conditions detail – hide the detail that you don’t care about.
The OSHA Safety App includes the full text of the OSHA regulations for General Industry and Business. These OSHA 1910 Regulations cover most work places, including manufacturing, service industries, warehouses and distribution centers, and the medical / dental fields.
OSHA is the main federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety and health legislation.
- Contains the full text of OSHA Regulations for General Industry (Part 1910)
- Contains the full text of the OSHA regulations that apply to most US businesses
- Doesn’t require internet access, so it can work in remote locations and on Factory floors.
- Provides full access to the latest OSHA 1910 Regulations
- Provides OSHA’s official interpretations of their regulations.
- Provides the latest OSHA news
- Provides OSHA’s latest weekly news bulletin.
- It’s free!
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