In order to further increase awareness please use this near miss report to report situations or actions that could have resulted in an injury or damage to property but did not.
A near miss is a potential hazard or incident that has NOT resulted in any personal injury or property damage. Unsafe working conditions, unsafe work habits of employees, improper use of equipment, unsafe use of vehicles, improper lifting, and improper transfers have the potential to cause work related injuries or property damage.
It is everyone’s responsibility to report and or correct these potential accidents or incidents immediately. If you see a problem and fix it, then report it. If you cannot fix it report it immediately. These reports can be used to gain a better understanding of potential hazards that exist and try to eliminate dangers before someone gets hurt or property gets damaged.