Strategic Asset Management > Setup > Incident > Defect codes

The purpose of this form is to enables you to create and maintain defects codes for use in a specific participant item in an incident.


A defect code can be defined as an imperfection or lacking that causes the person or thing with the defect to fall short of perfection.

Tasks that use this form

Create/delete the defect codes

Navigating the form

To create a new record press CTRL+N or the new button. The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form:


Control name



Create a new defect code.


Delete a defect code.


Field name

Field description

Defect code

This is a unique identifier that is user defined to indicate a specific defect.

Defect description

This field is a short but detailed description of the defect.

Record status

Shows the current status of the record. The status can be changed with the record status function.