Describe a Near Miss term meaning and usage.
01 Jun '17, 02:19
A Near Miss is an incident which does not result in an accident but where there was potential for an accident to occur. Examples are:
- Loss of Steering Gear in a Sea Lane.
- Contravention of the Rule of the Road where action taken to avoid collision was made.
- Failure of a valve during a critical stage of the Cargo Operation or bunkering e.g. ‘Topping Off’.
- Derrick jumps when weight comes on to cargo runner, due to slack preventer wires.
01 Jun '17, 02:21