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Login

Login with the username and password created in My ABAX. Remember to use your own country code (e.g. +44) before your phone number.

 

My tasks

Before exploring a specific task, let us examine how tasks are presented in the app. A task may appear in one of three categories depending on its status; My tasks, Unassigned tasks and Completed tasks.

My tasks is the default tab open when you first launch the app. In this tab, you see a list of tasks assigned to you. Press any of the tasks to open them. If you press and hold on a task, you can slide it sideways for shortcuts.

The shortcuts are:

  1. Complete a task
  2. Add hours
  3. Fill in checklist
  4. Photo documentation

Unassigned tasks

Unassigned tasks is a list of tasks available to all employees in your company. You can view the task list and choose a task you want to work on. To assign the task to you, open it and then press assign.

By pressing assign, the task moves from Unassigned tasks to My tasks. Even though the task has moved, it is still be available to other employees under Unassigned tasks. This allows multiple employees to work on the same tasks.

Completed tasks

Completed tasks is a list of all tasks with status Complete. Even once a task is set to Complete it is still possible to read and edit documents.

Tasks

Tasks are ordered by time remaining until the deadline with the shortest deadline at the top. By pressing a task and opening it, you have a number of options.

Field

Description

Task

Name of the task

Project

Name of the project the task belongs to

Check-in to the task

Press to check-in and check out of task

Reported time

Total hours registered to task

Task progress

Task completion in percentage

Days to deadline

Days remaining until the deadline

 

Register hours

When registering your hours, press check-in within the task. A prompt appears with a countdown starting from 30 seconds. You can either press Start now to check-in immediately, cancel to cancel your check-in, or let the clock run down and be checked-in when the countdown finishes.

Check-in will count the time spent on the task until you check out. You can see how many hours you have logged on the task from the My tasks list or if you open the task.

To check out of the task, open the task and click the stop button. When clicking the stop button you can review the hours logged. By checking out, you have a number of options.

Field

Description

Start time / Stop time

Editable start and stop time

Duration

Total time of this registration

Lunchtime

Total lunch time (No lunch, 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes)

Salary

Select the salary type for this registration

Task progress

Set task completion progress in percentage

Comment

Any comment on the registration

Save

Save the registration

 

Description

When opening the app at the bottom there are several choices, the second is Description. The Project Manager or Administrator may add a Description of the task or project here. If a description has not been added, nothing will appear here.

 

Position

Position gathers positional data from the project and shows you where the task is located on a map. It will also show your current position and the distance to the task.

In the bottom left corner, there is a blue button with an arrow. If pressed your preferred GPS-application will be opened (Google Maps or Apple Maps) with directions to the task.

Note: This will open an independent application that is not associated with ABAX Worker.

Documents

The Documents tab will show all documents completed by you and other Workers, as well as documents uploaded by a Project Manager or Administrator. Photos taken for a task are also uploaded here.

Each document has an icon in the bottom left corner, pressing it will show you who added that document.

More

The More tab will show a list of available modules within the app.

 

HSE/QA

This view will list all attached documents such as checklists to complete, articles to read. There is also functionality to add new documents from the HSE/QA library, these can be added by Administrators, Project Managers and Workers.

There are two views to choose between.

Field

Description

To complete

A list of documents added to the project that require completing

To read

A list of documents added to the project that require reading

Select another from library

Opens up the HSE/QA library to add new documents required on the project

 

People

People gives an overview of people connected to the task. It will list the Project Manager, contact person for the customer and other Workers assigned to the task.

There are options to directly send an SMS or call.

The blue floating button

The blue floating button displays the most commonly used shortcuts.

Field

Description

Add materials usage

Usages of the materials on the task

Add additional task

Add a new task to the project

Report time

Register hours on the task

Report Nonconformity

Report a nonconformity case on the task

Add checklist

Add a new checklist to the task

Add photo from gallery

Add a photo to the task from your phone library

Take a photo

Take a photo and add to the task

 

Add additional task

Allows a Worker to add a new task to the project they are currently working on.

Field

Description

Task name

Give the task a name. Required field

Description

Create a description for the task. Required field

Availability

Choose whether the task is added to Unassigned tasks or My tasks.

Estimation

Estimate how long this task will take

Start

When does the task start?

Deadline

What is the task deadline?

 

Note: If you set the task to Availability to My tasks, it will not visible to other employees with access level Worker. If you select Availability to Unassigned tasks, it will be available for all Workers and appear in task view Unassigned tasks.

Report time

Report time takes you to the same view as described in live check-in section. The biggest difference is that this option allows the possibility to register hours without having to start a live check-in. Choose your hours based on when you started and stopped working.

Report nonconformity

To create and report a nonconformity case press report nonconformity:

Field

Description

Date and time

Select a date and time to the case

Category

Select a category for the case.

Severity

Select the severity of the case. This choice affects deadline given to solve the case. The higher the severity the shorter the deadline.

Description

Create a description for the case

Location

Set location of the case

Affected people

Add the people involved in the case

Temporary solution applied

Description of temporary solution if applied

Suggested solution

Add a suggested solution

 

In Nonconformity, there is a second tab called Images used to upload files.

When a nonconformity case is created, it is set with status Waiting for validation and delegated to the one responsible for nonconformity in your company. While the case has the status Waiting for validation the person responsible for the nonconformity can change and add data. If the person responsible requires more information, it will reappear on the Workers My tasks list as a case. All updates to case are logged.

 

Add checklist

Shortcut to add documents from the HSE/QA library to a task.

Add photos

You can instantly add photos to a task from your gallery (Add photo from gallery) or take the photo (Take a photo). If you select Take a photo, it will automatically open the phone camera to take the picture. Upload photos are visible for all employees.

 

My time

My time show hours reported by week or month. You can use the tabs at the bottom to switch views.

Weekly view

Display your hours reported per day and per week. At the top, you can scroll through previous weeks. Selecting a day from the list allows you to add additional hours.

Monthly view

The Monthly view displays monthly statistics for hours registered. It will show workdays so far this month, how many Workdays with registered time, and how many Workdays without registered time. You can select Workdays without registered time to get a list of the days missing hours. If required, you can select a day you want to register hours (see the Registered hours section).

In this monthly view, you can also view statistics of the hours reported for the different salary types.

Nonconformities

Nonconformities show you the cases you sent in to your company, either on project or company level. You can view the status on old and new cases. From this view, it is also possible to add new nonconformity cases.

My profile

My profile shows the information about you in ABAX Worker. You and the Administrator are able to edit and change the content of the profile. There are three tabs in the bottom of this view About me, Address and Emergency contacts.

Material

There are two ways to add materials usage to a task. The first is to open a task and select the option Add materials from the blue floating button. You can choose the material you want and add the amount used. When finished, press Save and you will get an overview of all material usage added to the task. 

The second is by using the tabs at the bottom of a task you are working on. Your first view will be the list of material usage on the task. Press Add materials usage choose the material you want and add the amount used.

When adding material usage, you can search for existing materials or add a new material by pressing New. If you add a new material, you need to choose a Material name and its Unit of measurement, then save. You can now add usage of this new material. 

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