360°Strategic Asset Management > Setup > Event Definition > Event Object >Setup > Event Characteristics

- OR -

Risk Management > Setup > Event Definition > Event Object >Setup > Event Characteristics

Event characteristics are used to define event activities or to define characteristics for feedback by type of execution. This form is used to define the characteristics for a specific event. Specific characteristics will be allocated to a specific item in an event.

Tasks that use this form

Create/delete new event characteristics

Navigating the form

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form:

Buttons

Control name

Description

New

Create a new event characteristic record.

Delete

Delete an event characteristic record.

Move Up

This button is used to change the sequence order of the event actions. (Only available if the characteristic = Actions).

Move Down

This button is used to change the sequence order of the event actions. (Only available if the characteristic = Actions).

Fast Tabs

Tab

Description

Indicators

View and selecting of different indicators for a characteristic.

Variables

View or add the fields that will display, this is base data on the characteristic class that was selected.

Fields

FastTab

Field name

Field description

Group

Select a characteristic group to define a specific group for the characteristics.

Characteristic code

Select a characteristic from the list of available values from the drop down. The field is used to identify the characteristic.

Description

A short detailed description of the characteristic.

Indicators

Print indicator

If this field is selected the characteristic will be printed when the characteristics are part of a report.

Specific indicator

If Specific Indicator field is selected, this characteristic will be associated with each specific object of the selected type and thus be available for data capturing. If NOT selected, the characteristic is defined for an object only. If this has been set it will be defaulted to the specific, execution or incident.

Mandatory indicator

If selected, feedback is mandatory for this characteristic.

History Indicator

If selected, history information will be kept of all characteristic changes for this object.

Variables

UOM

This field is the type of unit of measure (UOM), select from the available dropdown list. Available values are METER, CALENDAR and QUANTITY.

UOM code

This field is a user definable code uniquely identifying the UOM. For example the UOM = Meters can have UOM codes of FHRS = Flying hours or KM = kilometers and UOM = Calendar can have UOM codes of Days = Calendar days, Hours = Calendar hours, etc.

Currency code

This field is a unique identifying code for the organisation currency. For example: ZAR.

Default date

This field is the default date value, and is ONLY editable if the characteristic class is date.

Default Indicator

This is the default value if the characteristic is of type Indicator. Default indicator is mandatory if the specific indicator has NOT been set and the mandatory indicator HAS been set.

Default text

This field is the default text/detail, and is NOT editable if the characteristic class is date, numeric or currency.

Default numeric

The default value is mandatory if the specific indicator has NOT been set and the mandatory indicator HAS been set.

Lower limit

Enter the minimum value for the Characteristic.

Upper limit

Enter the maximum value for the Characteristic.

Deviation

This field defines the difference between a value and its reference value such as temperature or pressure changes. Specify a value between 0 and 1.

Default colour

Select the default colour of the characteristic if applicable.

Lookup value

Define lookup values for the characteristic.