As emphasized over and over again, fire safety should be a top priority in your home or office. Without a doubt, your home or office should be equipped with proper fire safety items, such as smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, SkySavers, etc. But it's the year 2016, and everyone is equipped with a smartphone as well. What apps can you install to help you with your fire safety awareness and implementation? What are some of the best fire safety apps?
If you are a firefighter then this app is for you. It is the best way to keep informed while on the go, with up-to-date fire news, tips, videos, and articles. This app is free and is available on IOS and Android devices.
IFP Magazine App
The IFP Magazine App is the official app of the International Fire Protection Magazine. With the app, you can stay up-to-date with all of the website’s content directly on your smartphone. It is an easy way to keep up with industry news and stay current with the newest products. It is available on IOS and Android devices.
This is a great app if you are a fire inspector. It can be a very useful tool for people who conduct fire inspections regularly. It is designed to help businesses ensure that they have all fire safety gear on the premises and that they are in working order, as well as to help businesses meet the proper fire safety guidelines. It covers fire hydrants, fire extinguishers, fire prevention, and more. All of the checklists and forms are customizable, giving you the control you need while performing inspections. It is available for IOS and Android devices.
Smoke Alarm Messenger
Smoke Alarm Messenger will send an SMS to the phone number you choose or email to the email address you choose when a smoke detector goes off in your home. The goal is to inform friends and family that you may be at risk. It monitors the smoke alarm signal, sending a message to the person you chose to prevent false alarms to the fire department. It is available on IOS and Android devices.
Fire Safety e-Learning
This app will tell you what you need to know in the case of an emergency, including evacuation procedures and what to do when you discover a fire. It is a free download, with a pro-version that is more fleshed-out. It is available on IOS, Android, and Windows phones.
An official app made by the National Fire Prevention Agency, it has an easy-to-use interface that gives you a mobile version of the NFPA Journal. You can view all of the in-depth features of the magazine, with all of the news and updates that you need. It is a fantastic tool for fire safety professionals and it is available on IOS and Android devices.
Is there anything we missed? What fire safety apps do you have on your devices? Sound off in the comments section down below.
Barak Bacharach, SkySaver Content Manager