AIM : Data Input in Compact Edit Mode Page 4
It is not always required to have a full accident investigation. For minor accidents an initial investigation will usually be adequate.
For more serious or potentially serious accidents there will usually be the need for a fuller investigation into the circumstances. The full investigating officer will normally be a member of management with the task of concluding more detailed facts and wider implications of the accident. He or she will usually pick up from the initial investigating officer's report. Companies will have notably different guidelines and criteria regarding the qualifications, skills and responsibilities of their investigating officers.
Users can select the full 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 full investigation officer. Note: This field is a memo field and can contain significant amounts of text.
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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