Understanding Workplace Near Miss Events: Types and Prevention Strategies

Near miss events are situations where an accident or injury was narrowly avoided, but could have happened under slightly different circumstances. They are also known as close calls, near hits, or near accidents. Near miss events are common in the work environment. These events can occur in any setting or industry, but they are often underreported or ignored. However, near miss events can provide valuable insights into potential hazards and risks that exist in the workplace, and how to prevent them. […]

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