Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry

Programme Name: Introduction to Effective Near Miss Reporting for Managers in Industry

This Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry course is designed to empower managers with the knowledge to leverage Near Miss Reporting (NMR) to enhance operational efficiency and safety in industrial environments. Participants will learn how to accurately collect incident data to maximise the impact of NMR systems. Approved by IIRSM, this training provides essential skills for identifying and addressing the fundamental causes of underperformance, ensuring a safer and more productive workplace.

Course Details:

Single Module

Approximately 50 minutes

Online assessment

Access on mobile and laptop

IIRSM-approved certificate

Certificate valid for three years

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Introduction to Effective Near Miss Reporting for Managers in Industry

£25.00 +VAT

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Learning Outcomes

Grasp how effective NMR elevates performance

Understand how to improve learning trajectory through disciplined discovery

Maximise learning opportunities by reviewing work success and failure

Recognise how poor equipment or work task design invites failure

Identify opportunities to develop safer systems of work

Create psychological safety and drive productive reporting

Course Outline

This course includes the following modules:

Explores how near misses serve as early warnings and highlights the role of effective reporting in successful safety management.

Examines the crucial role of learning from near misses to enhance performance.

Explores how learning from success is an overlooked yet critical part of effective management.

Promotes an understanding that human errors are inevitable and must be recorded without judgement in successful NMR systems.

Explores the concept of headspace errors and common traps that contribute to incidents such as multitasking, fatigue and groupthink.

Examines how work space error traps in equipment, environments and systems contribute to mistakes.

Explains how to address workers’ concerns over reporting near misses and uncover more opportunities to learn and improve.

Encourages a ‘perform to learn’ mindset where managers supervise work while gaining insights for further improvements.

Why is Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry Important?

When NMR systems work well, they show us where our work processes are weak, both in safety and getting the job done efficiently. But often, organisations just see near miss reports as a bureaucratic formality and miss the chance to leverage NMR to identify root causes of issues. This means the same issues keep coming up, and managers end up using quick fixes or telling workers off instead.

If workers feel like they’re going to be blamed for speaking up, they might not report incidents properly, or at all. This makes it hard for managers to find and fix the real problems in how work is done.

Near Miss Training teaches managers how to get past these problems and use NMR to make real improvements. The training shows how understanding near misses can help fix safety risks and make work go smoother. It also teaches managers how to make sure workers feel safe reporting near misses, so that reports are honest and helpful.

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Key Information

There are around 90 near misses for every accident that happens at work.

About Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry

Near misses foreshadow accidents as well as provide vital performance data. When used properly, they offer managers the chance to rectify fundamental problems before they result in injuries. Ineffective NMR systems often overlook these underlying causes, leading to recurrent incidents or unexpected hazards.

This training illustrates how managers can collect and respond to reports to implement significant safety enhancements. Participants gain insights into near misses, exploring how human psychology, as well as flaws in work tools, surroundings and procedures, contribute to mistakes. Armed with this understanding, participants are equipped to oversee efficient NMR systems, uncovering and addressing ongoing safety concerns.

What is Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry?

Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry gives users an understanding of effective NMR systems and how to manage them successfully in industry environments.

Users learn how to encourage accurate reporting from workers and gain the insight needed for significant safety improvements. Users also develop the knowledge to identify trends and patterns that may suppress productivity or lead to accidents. This proactive approach lets managers implement safety measures and improve work systems before incidents happen.

This course helps managers:

  • Recognise the Importance of NMR as an invaluable management tool
  • Implement and oversee an effective NMR system for lasting improvements to work systems
  • Encourage accurate reporting from employees to increase the effectiveness of NMR systems
  • Understand and overcome psychological and work-related issues that contribute to errors

Are You Aware of Your Responsibilities?

Employers must protect the health and safety of their workers and act to prevent accidents. Near miss reporting is vital in accident prevention, revealing unsafe conditions before anyone gets hurt.

To effectively prevent accidents, employers must:

  • Set clear policies and procedures for near miss reporting
  • Train employees to identify and report near misses effectively
  • Create a culture where employees feel safe reporting incidents
  • Implement an efficient reporting system for near misses
  • Investigate near miss incidents effectively to reveal root causes
  • Act to control hazards and improve work systems based on report insights

The following key legislation reinforces these responsibilities:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA)
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR)
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR)
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Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry Certification

Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry Certification

End of Course Assessment

Users must complete an assessment before earning their certification.

The end-of-course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice

A score of 80% is required to pass.

What Does My Certificate Include?

The Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry course certificate includes the trainee’s name, company name, course name, date of completion, expiry date and name of the approval body.

An IIRSM-approved certificate will instantly be available for download and printing upon course completion.

Near misses for industry managers

Near Miss Training for Managers in Industry

£25.00 +VAT

1 Module

Approximately 50 minutes

Approved by IIRSM

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