Workplace Housekeeping

Near Misses and Workplace Safety (WH003)

Have you seen those reality TV shows, where footage from dash cams or cell phones shows people having lucky escapes? Things like a lightning bolt or tornado just missing a house? These near misses are terrifying.
But surprisingly, near misses in the workplace happen frequently. And, while they might not be as extreme, they can still cause serious accidents or injury. Because of this, it’s everyone’s job to help keep near misses to a minimum by making sure workplaces are safe.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Define a near miss
• Identify how to report near misses
• Adopt techniques to create a workplace safety culture

Why take this course?

No one wants to get hurt at work, so making sure working practices are safe is crucial. This course will help you understand what constitutes a near miss, how near misses need to be reported, and what can be done to avoid them. And by using the advice in this course, you’ll be able to adopt safer ways of working to help keep you, and others, protected.

10 mins | SCORM | Infographic

  • Near Misses and Workplace Safety
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 3 years