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Start inspections from issues

Learn how to start inspections from issues via the web app and the mobile app.

Why start inspections from issues?

Reporting issues shows clear steps on what needs to be done while conducting inspections allows your team to gather data. With SafetyCulture, you can start inspections from issues to streamline follow-up steps and link relevant documentation, allowing you and your team to resolve issues as quickly as possible.

Start inspections from issues via the web app.

If you have the "Issues: Settings" permission, you can pre-select up to 25 templates to link to an issue category on the web app. Anyone who then reports an issue related to that category can easily start an inspection using any of the templates you've chosen.

Start an inspection from an issue

  1. Log in to the web app.

  2. Select Issues from the menu on the left-hand side.

  3. Report an issue or click an existing one.

  4. On the issue timeline, click Plus iconStart inspection on the bottom of the page. Start an inspection from an issue via the web app.

  5. In the pop-up window, click the dropdown menu and select the template you want to use.

  6. Click Start inspection and progress through the inspection accordingly.

  1. Open the mobile app.

  2. Tap on Issues at the bottom of your screen. If you see Training iconTraining at the bottom of your screen, tap Assets gallery view iconMore and select Issues.

  3. Report an issue or tap an existing one.

  4. In the issue timeline, tap image at the lower-left corner of your screen. Start an inspection from an issue via the mobile app.

  5. In the pop-up window, tap Start inspection.

  6. Select the template you want to use and progress through the inspection accordingly.

Inspections started from issues are only visible to assignees and users with access to the relevant inspections.

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