How to use Mistake Proofing report in Web?


  • STEP 1 : Click on the “Reports” from the left navigation menu, you will now visit a “Report List Page” (under reports)

  • STEP 2 : In the “Report List Page” you will get some options on the top for eg. Department, User, Project, Type and Search bar. When you are creating the report for the first time, you will get “ CREATE NEW REPORT” button on the middle. If the report list is not empty then the “CREATE”button will be at the top right of the page.

  • STEP 3 : After that click on this “CREATE” button and a modal will open. From this “CREATE” Modal select your report “Mistake Proofing” from the dropdown list, Then you can give a TITLE name (For eg. I have given a Title called “TRIAL”), now you can also select a “PROJECT NAME” this is the optional field. Then finally click on the “CREATE” button to create this report

  • STEP 4 : Inside Mistake Proofing Report you can see two options “ACTION & ACTIVITY” in the upper right navigation


  • STEP 7 : Then you can go to COLLABORATOR option under ACTION to add collaborators, so here you can add collaborators from “ORGANIZATION USERS”

  • STEP 8 : Now inside Mistake Proofing, like other page you can see the ACTION ITEM/NOTES section, and below that you can see one section where you can add upto 191 characters under NEW POTENTIAL FAILURE

  • STEP 9 : Now I have added 3 new Potential failures all are showing on the right side of the page and according to the data I have added you can see a graphical representation on the left side

  • STEP 10 : In this step I will tell you about the graphical representation. We will get the graphical representation by changing all the category status, for eg. for each and every new potential failure you can change CONSEQUENCES SCORE, there are 5 consequences score MOST SEVERE, SEVERE, MODERATE, SOME RISK, LITTLE RISK. The graphical representation is totally depends on the consequences score. So, when you will change the consequences score for each and every failure you can see the changes in the graph accordingly

Once you are inside the Mistake Proofing report, where you can click on right navigation you can see two options “ACTION” & “ACTIVITY”. Under ACTION you can have options like “Export PDF” from here you can download PDF version of this report, “Edit this report” by clicking on this option you can change your report title name and change your project if needed, , “create action item/note” from here you can create an action item, “Mark this report as complete” you can select this option when your report is complete, “Archive this report” by clicking on this option you can archive this report and “collaborators”. And under ACTIVITY you can find all the activities going under this report.


  • STEP 1 : Now in this step you can create an Action Item by clicking on this ADD NEW button

  • STEP 2 : after clicking on the ADD NEW button you can see your Action item modal, In this modal you can see different options, like
    1. “Add a title here” – you can add the title of the action item here.
    2. Description – here you can write description about action item.
    3. Attachments – you can add any file (photos/videos) regarding action item
    4. Due Date – You can select the due date of this action item, for NOTES you do not need due date
    5. Note & Action item – here you can select either NOTES or Action item

  • STEP 3 : Now for example if you are selecting NOTES, you will have two options one is SELECT PROJECT and the second one is SELECT REPORT. But here either one of them you can select, for eg. I have selected report “TRIAL” here so I cannot select PROJECT. You can also select assignee for this particular note from the dropdown.

  • STEP 4: Secondly if you are going to select ACTION ITEM option, you can add DUE DATE for action item, then you can select action item status like “TO DO”, “IN PROGRESS”, “IN REVIEW”, DONE”. After selecting there action items you can select either project or report just like before, and at last you can select assignee. And then click on “CREATE” button.

  • STEP 5 : Now after creating the ACTION ITEM it will be saved, then you can see the existing ACTION ITEM by clicking on the “EXPAND” option.


And finally to complete the report you can go to upper right navigation and select “MARK THIS REPORT AS COMPLETE” from action to complete this report and you will get awards for this report.

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