Topic Overview


In addition to the provided topics, you can now create your own custom topics for any custom content you may have added to these modules:


  • Training

  • Policies

  • Best Practice Assessments

  • Inspection Checklists


System topics can still be hidden if your organization chooses not to make them visible to users, while your custom topics will remain visible.


Creating Topics


To create a new topic, use the following instructions:


  1. Log in as an Administrator

  2. Select the “Administration” tab

  3. Select the “Topics” link

  4. Click “Create Topic” in the upper right-hand corner

  5. Give the Topic a name

  6. Provide a description of the topic or content to be contained within

  7. Click “Add”


Your topic will now be available when you go to add new materials in the four modules described above.

Hiding Topics

Hiding topics is only available for the topics that are included with RiskTool. Your custom topics that were created by your organization cannot be hidden.

Associating Topics to Content

To add or change the topic of a material, simply create a new material or edit an existing material. You will see a “Topic” drop-down from which you can change the topic for that material.

A material may not be associated to more than one topic.

Adding Topics to Your Users

To add a topic to a user, follow these instructions:

  1. Login as an Administrator

  2. Select the “Administration” tab

  3. Select the “Users” link

  4. Choose a user (or create a new one)

  5. At the bottom of the user form will be a “view all topics” drop-down menu. If set to “yes,” the user will be assigned all topics; if set to “no,” you will be able to define the specific topics for that user

  6. Click “Update” (or “Add” for a new user)