Listed here are various safety apps related to workplace health and safety. NSTSA is not endorsing any one smartphone app. We are providing the information there are various apps available for people to use. We do urge users to ensure the app is credible and data is correct. (If you know of any Apple safety apps please drop us a line and let us know , we will gladly add to our list.)
- Simple, step-by-step instructions guide you through everyday first aid scenarios.
- Fully integrated with 911, so you can call EMS from the app at any time.
- Videos and animations to help you sharpen your first aid skills.
- Safety tips for everything from severe winter weather to hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes, to help you prepare for emergencies.
- Preloaded content means you have instant access to all safety information at any time, even without reception or an Internet connection.
- Interactive quizzes allow you to earn badges that you can share with your friends and show off your lifesaving knowledge.
Emergencies and Disasters Alerts In Canada
- Receive geo-targeted notifications for a range of hazards.
- Practical and useful preparedness information for a range of disasters and emergencies.
- Access to in-app information anytime, anywhere even without reception or an internet connection.
- Interactive quizzes allow you to earn badges that you can share with your friends and colleagues.
- Toolkit with additional features e.g. flashlight, strobe, and alarm.
The Weather Network (Canada)
- Canadian based weather forecasting service. They have apps for all platforms
- App page
The Weather Channel (United States)
- The American Weather service for USA
- App Page
Ladder Safety App
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is dedicated to ensure the safety of portable ladder users by developing and disseminating an easy-to-use interactive ladder safety application for smart phones. (This is the American Safety organization their legislation will vary compared to Canada’s.)
ERG Emergency Response Guide for TDG & Spill Clean up
The ERG contains an indexed list of dangerous goods and the associated ID number, the general hazards they pose and recommended safety precautions. For example, if emergency responder’s arrive at the scene of an overturned tractor trailer displaying a TDG placard, they would use the guide to identify the material associated with the placard and get guidance on how to respond accordingly. Also handy is a spill in a warehouse of a TDG product this app will advice how to clean up spill.
Log Book Apps
We suspect there are literally several choices for log books. In speaking with professional drivers in the industry, here are two that are popular.
BigRoad is the #1 trucking log book app for truckers and motorcoach drivers. Easily create electronic logs (eLogs) and track your hours of service (HOS) on your Android phone or tablet.
Trucker Logbook – Keep Trucking
KeepTruckin is the #1 electronic logbook and elog for truckers and bus drivers! Track your daily HOS driver logs on your Android phone or tablet for free!