Action Setup allows administrators to create actions, categories and plans for use in events. Action Plans are the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) that operators must follow during an event.
In order to use the action setup interface, you must:
- Have the "Action Setup" feature enabled within your Feature Setup.
Accessing Action Setup
To access Action Setup you need the feature Action Setup enabled within your features list. This will add the required menu option.
The basic action type requires an operator to tick a check box when they have completed the listed task.
The input action requires you operators to enter information into a text box.
Yes / No
A Yes/No action give the operator yes no buttons to respond to the question presented.
The dispatch action requires an operator to use the dispatch plug in to dispatch a guard. The action is unable to be completed in any other way.
Choices present the operator with a multiple choice question and will show an answer on each line. There can be
The call list action will give the operator contact information for either a site contact or emergancy services dependant on what was selected during the action setup, with a simple yes no button.
This step requires an operator to download a SitRep report. Either from the top of the alarm handling screen or by using the button within the action.
When first arriving to the action setup page, you will be able to view 2 of the tabs;
Action Library tab contains the list of actions that has been added.
In order to create new actions you first need to create a catagory for the action to belong to. Click "Catagories" in the top right and then "Add New catagory". Give you catagory a name and decide what type it belongs to.
Creating a action
You will first need to click 'Add Action' button, this will bring up a box that you are able to fill in for the new action, including the catagory and the action type.
After clicking add, you will then be able to see the newly added action plan in the list.
Action plans tab shows the list of action plans and the selected action plan.
Creating a action plan
You will first need to click the 'Add New Action Plan' button which would bring up a pop up where you will be able to add a title, area and the root actions.
After creating the action plan, it will show the root actions within the tree view
Using the plus operation, you will be able to add follow up actions once the action has been complete. e.g further question to Yes/NO questions. This will bring up another po up where you can select the follow up action.
You can also set actions to be required. This means the action MUST be complete before the event can be closed out.