Near-miss occurrences don’t seem overtly dangerous on the surface – after all, no one got hurt. But they are the biggest predictor of workplace incidents over the long-term. The connection has been borne out in multiple studies: more near-misses means a higher likelihood of incidents.
Identifying a near-miss often highlights a process weakness that if not corrected, could lead to dangerous hazards or injury in the future. In a nutshell, near-miss incidents bring to light significant opportunities to improve safety practice, that if embraced effectively, will lead to a reduction in workplace injuries and ill health.
There are several factors critical to the success of any near-miss reporting programme or campaign within an organisation ranging from ease of reporting to providing employees with a closed feedback mechanism to update them on remedial actions.
This webinar will be delivered by James Sharp, Riskex CTO. James is a qualified health and safety practitioner as well as the chief architect behind the Riskex award-winning health and safety management system, AssessNET. James will provide a live demonstration of how AssessNET can help increase the incidence of near-miss reporting and contribute to an overall reduction in workplace accidents, utilising an AssessNET case study where a global facilities management organisation has improved their safety culture through improved near-miss reporting.
Delegates will have the opportunity to explore the key features of the AssessNET Accident Management and near-miss Reporting modules, as well as come away with a clear understanding of key reasons why it is important to have an effective near-miss Reporting programme in your business. Moreover, James will provide a deeper insight into the linkage between effective near-miss reporting and a reduction in accidents in the workplace.
As well as being CTO for Riskex, James is also a qualified Health & Safety Professional. This expertise allows him to fully understand HSE compliance requirements in detail, as well as everyday challenges faced by the Health & Safety profession.
As the founding architect of Riskex’s Health & Safety SaaS platform AssessNET, James is immensely proud of how Riskex continually innovates to address emerging safety risks and find new ways to help keep people healthy and safe at work.