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Flashcards in 5038 Near-miss Reporting (safety) Deck (12):
1

The National Near-Miss Reporting System was developed to

• Capture statistics on incidents that threaten the safety of firefighters

• Improve firefighter safety by providing opportunities to learn from the experiences of others

2

The reporting system is

on-line, free, voluntary, confidential, non-punitive and secure.

3

The Administrative Battalion Chief for Safety shall be responsible for

1. Trending TFD near-miss reports

2. Monitoring the National Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting website

3. Making recommendations for training, policy development and/or operations changes based on both departmental and national near-miss
reporting trends

4. Maintaining this document

4

The Incident Safety Officers (ISO) shall be responsible for

1. Entering near-miss reports received and near-miss incidents witnessed into the National Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting System

2. Choosing safety discussion and training topics from the Near-Miss website in consultation with his/her Battalion Chief

3. Presenting the above information at company conferences

5

Define
Near-miss.

An occurrence that, except for a fortunate break in the chain of events, could have resulted in a firefighter injury or fatality and/or property damage.

6

To report a near-miss, TFD personnel should

a. Access the electronic Near-miss Reporting procedure on the near-miss website

i. The link also is available in the Safety section of the TFD intranet website

7

TFD personnel are encouraged to contact the appropriate ISO to request

that a specific near-miss report posted on the website be reviewed during company conferences.

a. This request may be done anonymously

8

What policy number is
Near-miss Reporting

5038
Safety

9

Near-miss education will include:

a. Incident analysis
b. Lessons learned
c. Accident prevention measures
d. Recommended improvements to operations

10

Near-miss training will be conducted in several ways

a. Formal training via classes and/or safety updates
b. Company conferences
c. Company and multi-company drills

11

Near-miss education will include:

a. Incident analysis
b. Lessons learned
c. Accident prevention measures
d. Recommended improvements to operations

12

Near-miss training will be conducted in several ways

a. Formal training via classes and/or safety updates
b. Company conferences
c. Company and multi-company drills

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