The incident report is a type of a document that is used to write all of the details and the information about the incident such as an accident or the injury. With the help of the incident report you can easily find out all the details of the incident, such as the injury, the medical aid that was provided to the patient and so on an so forth. Every incident report is different, depending upon the type of the incident, however the common elements that are found in every incident report included the details about the what kind of the first aid was given to the patient, a complete description about the patient’s injuries, name of the physician, patient’s name, name of the place of the incident and the date of the incident.
As the incident report needs to be filled at the time of the incident, therefore, the incident report mostly comes in the form of a form, with the help of which one can easily fill it out saving valuable time. One can also use the incident report for other purposes as well, such as for the investigating the incident or for the further medical treatment of the patient. The incident report is mostly filled out by the authority member who has been appointed to collect and write down all of the facts for any future use. The incident report is that document that has the ability to write down about the details of the odd incidents as well, such as the earthquake, any disaster or the illness of the patient.