Close calls, narrow escapes, or near hits. History has shown repeatedly that these "near-miss" incidents often precede loss producing events, but are largely ignored or go unreported because nothing (no injury, damage or loss) happened. Thus, many opportunities to prevent the accidents that the organization has not yet had are lost. Recognizing and
Introduction. The Safety Philosophy behind Near Miss Incidents. Safety Management Functions That Relate to Near Miss Incidents. Safety Management Principles Relating to Near Miss Incidents. Near Miss Incidents, Myths and Safety Paradigms. Safety and Health Policies. Near Miss Incident Risk Management and Assessment. Safety Auditing. Near Miss Incident and Accident Recall. How to Motivate for Safety. Implementing a Near Miss Incident System: Introduction. Implementing a Near Miss Incident Reporting System: Implementaion. Implementing a Near Miss Incident Reporting System: Follow Up. Investigating High Potential Near Miss Incidents. Summary. References. Index.