PDC 301

Smart Devices and the EHS Professional

intermediate | Credits: 4 CM Credit Hours / 0.4 CEU
Saturday, May 21 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Limit: 45


Communication and Training, Computer Applications


EH&S professionals have witnessed the breakneck evolution of the hand-held computer, from basic PDA to Smartphone to smart device. A smart device is defined as a small mobile computer, combining copious amounts of data storage, camera, telephone, GPS, and other technologies. Based on the enhanced functionality over a mobile phone, many EH&S professionals would like to use their smart device for more advanced tasks. This includes – but is not limited to – document editing, communication, and data collection. This course will provide information on document and e-text creation, communication technologies, data collection, and apps useful to the EHS profession. Please note that this is not a course on smart device programming or smart device database development, but a detailed overview of the topics and techniques related to smart devices usage.


Familiarity with smart devices” (e.g. iPhone, iPad, etc.)

Value Added

The presentation, documents and reference material will be provided via links to the class’ AIHce mobile app. page and DropBox.


Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Communicate more effectively.
  • Manage workflow, documents, projects, and travel.
  • Develop and utilize data collection and database applications.
  • Manage a complete EH&S regimen from a handheld device.


  • Smart Devices
  • Workflow
  • Photo and Video
  • GPS and Travel
  • Cloud Accessories
  • App Development
  • Security, Social and Help Apps
  • Hardware Wearables and Watches
  • Scenarios Open Discussion

Transfer of Knowledge

Instructors will evaluate participants understanding of the materials presented based on:

  • Hands-on demonstrations and practicum

Course Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/16PDC301

Sponsoring Committee

Computer Applications