Wednesday, April 16, 2014

FOI Request

Source code of HEAT SAFETY TOOL

Requested by TransparentByDefault on Aug. 13, 2011 for the Department of Labor of United States of America and fufilled on Nov. 2, 2011

Status: Partially Completed

From Rich Jones on Aug. 13, 2011:

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I am requesting the complete source codes to the HEAT SAFETY TOOL for Android, iPhone and/or Blackberry listed here:

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Rich Jones

From "Miller, Darlene - SOL" <> to Rich Jones on Aug. 24, 2011:

Mr. Jones:

As of today's date, this request has been assigned to OSHA with tracking
number 657265. When OSHA begins processing the request, you will be able
to track its progress at

Thank you --

Darlene Miller


Office of Information Services/SOL

Room N2414


202.693.5389 (Fax)

From Department of Labor on Sept. 27, 2011:

Interim Response
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An interim response, stating that the requested documents are being reviewed for releasability.
From "Technical Data Center" <> to Rich Jones on Nov. 2, 2011:

The source code for the Android and iPhone versions of the OSHA Heat
Tool mobile application is now available for downloading at:

The source code for the Blackberry version will be posted as soon as it
is available.

Thank you for your interest in providing a safe working place for all.

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From Heat Safety Tool iPhone Source Code on Nov. 2, 2011:
A copy of the source code for OSHA's iPhone Heat Safety Tool.
A copy of the source code for OSHA's Spanish-version Android Heat Safety Tool.
A copy of the source code for OSHA's English-version Android Heat Safety Tool.

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