Health and Safety: Smartphone and Tablet Applications

September 4th, 2013

From time to time the Health and Safety professional may find themselves in need of converting units of measurement. The use of these smartphone and tablet applications may be useful to accomplish that task without referencing cumbersome text or using complicated calculations.

Take a look now to see if these applications will provide you value on the job.

-CSAC EIA Loss Prevention

Android Unit Converter App

From Google Play:
ConvertPad is a powerful, fully featured Unit and Currency converter. It’s a simple intuitive interface but yet one of the most powerful unit converter applications on the market.

• Universal Unit converter and Calculator
• Currency conversions
• Multiple languages support
• Customizing feature for Favorite Units
• User-defined Categories and Units
• Various Setting option
• Steam tables

Apple Unit Converter App

From iTunes:
Units & Currency Converter & Calculator: The fastest way possible for converting units. Just type in the unit you want to convert, without first having to select the category. When you see the unit you want, just tap on it to select it. For most units, 1 or 2 letters is enough to find the unit you want. Over 5,800 Units in 42 Categories.

Advanced Options:
• Custom Default Amount
• Custom Units
• Show Unit Factors
• Preview Mode
• Auto-Fill ‘To’ Unit
• Auto Scientific E Notation Toggle

NOTE: For those of you that would like to see more information and review of Health and Safety Applications go to Safety Awakenings.