Editing a Mapped Hazard or Item

The following instructions explain how to edit a hazard or another item that you have previously added to a map.

Editing a mapped hazard is available only on Desktop.

Before you start


Modifying a Hazard

Deleting a Hazard

Duplicating a Hazard


Modifying a Hazard or Item

  1. From the side menu, select Business Locations.
  2. Select the Location which has the hazard or item that you wish to edit (by clicking on it or its name).
  3. Find the hazard/item that you wish to modify (either on the map or in the list on the right hand side), and click on it.
  4. When its details are displayed:
    1. Click the Edit button in the right hand panel; or
    2. Click on the 3-dot2 menu in the top right of the right hand panel, and select the Edit option.

      Hazard you want to edit; 3 dot menu
  5. The hazard details will be shown in the right hand panel. You can edit the following fields:
    1. Item Name
    2. Description
    3. Location - Defaults to the name of the Location that the hazard is being added to.
    4. Position - Automatically records the GPS coordinates of the mapped marker.
    5. Layer - Choose item type to control display of items on the map. e.g. Hazard, Emergency, Biosecurity, Structure and Other
    6. Icon Configuration - You can change the default icon by selecting from a range of icons, and change the colour.
    7. Contact Details - Option to enter the contact details for the hazard/item if anyone needs to report a change in circumstances or requires any further information. Can select from existing users of the system or free type an external contact.
    8. Priority - Set if this is a High, Medium or Low priority hazard.
      (Relevant to Hazards only.)
    9. End Date - If the hazard is only going to exist for a set period of time, you have the option to set an end date to indicate when it expires. Once expired, the hazard will be removed from the map; however, it will still be recorded in the system.
    10. Attachments - Option to add any images or documentation that help communicate further details of the hazard/item.
  6. To move the location of the hazard/item, click and drag the icon on the map to a new position. (The relevant icon will be highlighted on the map.)
    If the item you are editing is a line or polygon, you can click on points of lines and move them.
  7. Click Save.


Deleting a Hazard

  1. From the side menu, select Business Locations.
  2. Select the Location which has the hazard/item you wish to delete (by clicking on its tile or name).
  3. Find the hazard/item that you wish to delete (either on the map or in the list on the right hand side), and click on it.
  4. When its details are displayed, click on the 3-dot2 menu in the top right (next to the Location name).
  5. Click Delete.
    deleting a hazard
  6. You will be asked to confirm the deletion.


Duplicating a Hazard

If you have multiple hazards with similar information but different locations, you can create one hazard, and then duplicate that hazard and move the icons to the correct position for each hazards.

    1. From the side menu, select Business Locations.
    2. Select the Location which has the hazard/item you wish to delete (by clicking on its tile the Location name).
    3. Find the hazard/item that you wish to duplicate (either on the map or in the list on the right hand side), and click on it.
    4. When its details are displayed, click on the 3-dot2 menu in the top right (next to the Location name).
    5. Click Duplicate - this will create another identical hazard/item alongside the original item.

      duplicating a hazard
    6. The newly created item's information will be displayed in the right hand panel.
      Adjust the Item name and other information (e.g. Icon and Colour).
    7. Click on the new item's icon (highlighted on the map), and drag it to the desired position.
    8. Click Save.


    What's Next?

    Viewing hazards on the phone/device