The accident category relates to the secondary classifications that a company may use, for example, slip, trip, fall. AIM is shipped with a default of around 50 minor categories.
Users can select accident categories from the drop-down box or add a new entry as summarized in the getting started section.
The accident, incident or incident detail section is where the core factors of the occurrence should be entered. Typically, this would include such details as what happened and include details of any witnesses, etc.
Each company will have their own guidelines as to what data should be taken by those employees dealing with the accident real time. The patient should always be dealt with first before the bureaucratic but nevertheless, important paperwork.
Interviewed Y/N and date are related to the work of the initial investigating officer. This is a simple record detailing that an interview between staff representing management and the individual suffering the accident has taken place.
The initial investigating officer is normally a member of staff representing management in the task of concluding the facts of the accident. He or she will usually pick up from where the staff dealing with the accident real time step aside. Companies will have notably different guidelines and criteria regarding the qualifications, skills and responsibilities of their investigating officers.
Users can select the initial investigating officer from the drop-down box or add a new entry as summarized in the getting started section.
Sample text of the findings of the initial investigation officer.
Note: This field is a memo field and can contain significant amounts of text.
To assist entering text in compact mode each memo field has a 'expand' button. When clicked a simple zoom box is presented, which allows more room for entering text. Users finding this still too restricted should switch to AIMs detailed entry mode.
The date entered for the initial investigation is a company preference. Some companies will use the date the investigating officer was appointed, while others will prefer to use the date the initial investigation was completed.
The investing officer table does not force users into adding additional data such as designation and location. However, the down-load box will look somewhat blank without this support data.
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