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What is a log?

A log is a simple form, used to capture information about something that happened on the job site, along with pictures. When logs are created, they can automatically notify people in channels. Standard log categories include:

  • Delivery
  • Inspection
  • Injury
  • Order Request
  • Progress
  • Receipt
  • Safety Violation
  • Sign In
  • Sign Out
  • Subcontractor Work

Logs are specific to a project. When you create a new project, you will be asked whether you would like to use logs on the project, and if so, which categories to include.

Project create form with logs

Creating a log

To create a log, click on "New Log" and select the log category you would like to use. You may take pictures in the mobile app, or attach pictures and files in the web app to submit along with the log.

Example delivery log

Log Notifications

To notify everyone in a particular channel when a log is created in your project, you may edit the channel and choose the log categories to notify people about. 

Log notifications

When a new log is created of the specified categories, a message from the Notifier Bot will be sent in the channel to let everyone know. You can click on the blue button and view the log.

Log notification from bot

Searching for logs

You can search for logs by date and/or log category.

Log filter


Need more help?

The best way to get help is to simply send us a message in the FieldChat Help channel. We monitor your help channel and will get back to you as soon as possible. You can also reach us by phone or email.