Categories and Kinds are how you will organise and define your equipment in Equipment Management

Categories will be a broad description of the items of equipment you have in your cache, such as Response Bags, Respiratory or Rigging.  

Kinds should be a singular broad statement describing your items of equipment. For example, in a Category 'Medical Equipment', you could have kinds such as 'Defibrillator', 'Medical Tape', Spinal Board', 'Trauma Shears' and so on. You will need to set a type for your kind, this will be either reusable, disposable or vehicle. 

See below examples of Categories and subsequent Kinds

Category 
 Kind
 Kind Type
 Communications
 Cellular Phone
 Reusable
 
 Satellite Phone
 Reusable
 
 VHF Portable Radio
 Reusable
 
 Personal Locator Beacon  
 Reusable
Personal Protective Equipment 
 Face Shields
 Disposable
 
 Gloves, Medical
 Disposable
 
 Mask - N95
 Disposable
 
 Sleeveless Gown, Disposable
 Disposable
 Heavy Lifting / Rigging
 Anchors
 Reusable
 
 Grip Hoists
 Reusable
 
 Nylon Web Slings
 Reusable
 
 Shackles, 10 ton
 Reusable
 Vehicle
 4x4/SUV, Heavy Tow
 Vehicle
 
 4x4/SUV, Light Tow
 Vehicle
 
 Engine 
 Vehicle
 
 Tractor
 Vehicle

You can edit your categories and kinds by going to your team settings.