Near Miss

Near Misses are an opportunity to reduce risk. Too often serious incidents happen, but a near miss occurred before it, and an opportunity to prevent harm was missed.

This course will show you what near misses are and walk you through the benefits of reporting them to reduce harm to person receiving services, staff and organisations and create a culture of continuous improvement.

Instructor Led Training (ILT) via Zoom

Duration: One hour 

Course outcomes:

  • Value the importance of reporting near misses and know how it successfully reduces risk and improve safety
  • Know what is a near miss and why are people reluctant to report them
  • Gain case study experience in identify near miss and strategies which could be put in place to prevent them

Who should attend?

NDS recommends that Support Workers, Team Leaders and Work Health and Safety Officers within disability service organisations are most suited to attend.

Event details

Date: Tuesday, 14 November

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm AEDT

Location: Online via Zoom 


  • NDS Members: $100 plus GST
  • Non-members: $150 plus GST