Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Below is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the CIRSMA™
software package. If you don't find the answer your looking for,
feel free to e-mail us at CIRSMA_support@industrialsafetyintegration.com
If you have questions regarding risk assessments, browse the FAQ
About Risk Assessments.
- What makes CIRSMA™ any different from other risk
CIRSMA™ automatically determines the risk based on the selections
made by the user for each point of operation. No guesswork is
required when determining if a machine is safe. The CIRSMA™
version control system tracks the progress of the changes that
occur to safety related aspects of the machine. CIRSMA™'s
reports include all information related to the equipment, the
owner and task hazard assessments.
- Where is the data stored that I enter into CIRSMA™?
All data is store in a Microsoft Access 2000 or MS SQL Server 2005 database(s).
- Can CIRSMA™ run on a network with multiple users?
YES. CIRSMA™ can run from a network share and have multiple
users sharing the same database and document archive.
- What does the document management module do?
Document management allows the user to link any external document
(PDF, MS Word, MS Excel, DWG etc) to any record in the database.
Example. The machine's schematic drawings can be linked to the
- Can I export my reports?
YES. All reports can be exported into PDF and TIFF files.
- Why is the data stored in a database?
All data entered into CIRSMA™ is stored in a relational
database structure. This allows you to reuse the equipment, client,
and task hazard information again without having to re-enter the
information. If the information is changed all related records
and reports are updated instantly.
- Can I have multiple databases used for different clients
or plant locations?
YES. CIRSMA™ fully supports multiple databases configured
to use different standards and configurations. Switching between
databases is as simple as "file open" or selecting the
database from the most recent file list.
- How is CIRSMA™ licensed?
CIRSMA™ can be licensed with either a fixed or floating license.
CIRSMA™ is a remarkable software system that has been created
to aid industrial establishments in developing a consistent
approach to analyzing risk and defining appropriate
risk reduction methodology.