Investigate Incidents and Near Misses

When a work-related crash occurs, a thorough investigation is your best opportunity to discover the factors that contributed to the incident and understand the underlying causes. Near misses provide similar learning opportunities but without the damage or injuries.

Constructive investigations point out gaps in a safety system that need to be addressed in order to prevent similar incidents in the future. Investigations also provide valid indications of how well the road safety measures you've implemented are reducing risks and achieving intended results. Read more

Near miss reporting systems yield equally valuable information, yet have the significant benefit of not requiring an actual crash or other loss to provide the information. In fact, a near miss reporting system is an excellent, low-cost / high yield leading indicator that's easy to construct. Read more

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Step 1: Plan

Step 2: Do

Step 3: Check

 Conduct Regular Reviews

 Check Implementation

 Analyze and Evaluate Outcomes

 Investigate Incidents and Near Misses

 Make Improvements

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