T3 EH&S Planning and Implementation Services

- Data Management Software for Mobile Devices Software

Use mobile devices to collect field data and manage data. Our proprietary applications, Pocket Solutions, can be used for a variety of applications including visible emissions monitoring, SPSC checklists, pressure drop monitoring, and meter reading.


Throughout industry, gathering field data is a routine yet important requirement. Environmental, Health, and Safety (EH&S) regulations continue to increase, along with the documentation required to demonstrate compliance. As a result, the accurate gathering of data and the accessibility of information have become more crucial than ever.

T3, a division of Trinity Consultants, has developed Pocket Solutions that turn mobile devices into powerful, economical tools for EH&S and maintenance data gathering and reporting. These solutions:

  • Replace hand-written data sheets and logbooks
  • Allow for easy and timely data transfer to database applications for storage and/or printing in various formats
  • Accelerate the process and reduce effort associated with recordkeeping and reporting
  • Minimize the risk of human error
  • Improve the accuracy and consistency of recorded data
  • Ensure accurate recordkeeping to avoid noncompliance penalties of up to $25,000 per day per violation

Pocket Solutions operate on Apple iOS, Google Android, and Windows Mobile 7 mobile platforms and integrate seamlessly with desktop systems, EH&S Management Information Systems (EMIS), and/or any other information management system.

Pocket Solutions can facilitate any process that requires remote collection and subsequent storage of data. Examples of mobile applications include:

  • Visible emissions (VE) monitoring n Health and safety checklists
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and Wastewater checklists
  • Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure (SPCC) checklists
  • Pressure drop monitoring
  • Meter reading
  • Maintenance-related recordkeeping
  • Weekly hazardous waste storage checklists
  • User-specified checklists to fit any need

The mobile device applications are designed to be easy to learn and user friendly. Typical users find they can use these tools with little or no training. Field data entry forms are clear and concise with helpful pop-ups that guide or alert the user to erroneous or critical inputs. Simple pick lists, check boxes, and option buttons minimize data entry time and errors.

Pocket Solutions guide the user with equipment- and task-specific prompts that can include drawings or digital photographs of equipment, along with equipment-specific information that indicates the type of observation to be completed. Inspection/observation processes can be associated with a group of equipment to save time. Immediate notification of user defined corrective actions or additional tasks guide the user through appropriate responses.  The desktop utility, which stores equipment/source information, synchronizes with the mobile application to facilitate data management.

Data entered on the mobile application is uploaded to a desktop application designed to store equipment/source information and collected data for easy access and reporting. Pocket Solutions link to information management systems to facilitate transfer of the mobile device captured information to other systems. The combination of time savings, and elimination of rework make Pocket Solutions a valuable tool for any EH&S toolbox.

T3 offers three modules for Quicklist with checklists prebuilt and ready to customize to the specific needs of the facility.

  • The Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) module is used for the collection of SPCC inspection information, including tank inspections and secondary containment inspections. The module can also track any corrective action that an inspection shows to be necessary.
  • The Pressure Drop module assists in the recording of pressure drop information at air pollution control devices.
  • The Visible Emissions Monitoring System (VEMS) module is used to record results from Method 22, Method 9, and Performance Tests at various frequency and duration.

The associated desktop software provides an easy to use interface for managing and grouping, loading/downloading, database management, and checklist result reporting.

At T3, our core business is helping organizations operate more efficiently and cost-effectively, while improving environmental performance. T3 offers appropriately scaled solutions to businesses of all sizes through the delivery of Pocket Solutions, custom compliance solutions, and EH&S Management Information Systems.

T3 was launched in 1995 when Trinity Consultants, a nationwide leader in environmental consulting, responded to client needs by focusing on the specialized area of EH&S management solutions. Today, T3 is an industry leader with a rare mix of EH&S professionals and Information Technology (IT) experts. This powerful combination gives T3 unmatched capability in applying technology to solve industry’s information management challenges. We have developed the broadest range of solutions, all designed to save you time and money.

In every way, T3 is committed to helping you achieve the highest standards – of business performance, and environmental responsibility.

A chemical facility in Texas contracted T3 to develop a series of customized mini-applications on a Palm operating system that would facilitate a variety of environmental 'checklist' inspections. This reduces the time (and paper) necessary to perform inspections and decreases user error. As a result, T3 converted and consolidated ten paper inspection forms into six mini-handheld applications allowing for both ease-of-use and increased functionality.

  1. Hazardous Waste Storage Rail Area RCRA Weekly Inspection Logsheet
  2. Hazardous Waste Storage Tank RCRA Daily Inspection Logsheet
  3. Incinerator Knock-Out Drum RCRA Daily Inspection Logsheet
  4. Flare Knock-Out Drum RCRA Daily Inspection Logsheet
  5. Non-Hazardous Waste Containers Weekly Inspection Form
  6. Bulk Waste Containers Weekly Inspection Form
  7. Hazardous Waste Containers Weekly Inspection Form
  8. Spill Response Equipment Weekly Inspection Form
  9. 12 Hour AVOI Form For H2S And TRS Compounds
  10. Wastewater Treatment Plant Daily Operations Logsheet

The different forms were created as individual applications allowing the client to 'mix-and-match' the applications between the different inspectors' devices. The applications guide the user through a series of questions related to the particular inspection form. Users complete the checklist on the PDA device, then synchronize to a desktop system, thereby transferring the field data into an enterprise-wide EMIS system for data retention. The reporting tool within the EMIS is configured to print out the facsimile paper inspection forms when needed.