Department Near Miss

An online interview tool for capturing, sharing and analyzing near miss reports within local fire departments. Celebrating 10 years of sharing near-miss stories, the National Firefighter Near Miss Reporting System is now bringing this national program into local firehouses across the country.

Introducing the Department Near Miss system, an online interview tool for dynamically capturing, sharing and analyzing near-miss reports within local fire departments.

Available as an annual subscription, departments will be able to:

  • Efficiently capture near miss incidents and lessons learned within their local department
  • Increase the quality of experience reporting through built in QA processes and administrative oversight
  • Improve lessons learned sharing and experience training through customizable report generation tools
  • Identify trending problem areas through locally focused analytics
  • Easily share local lessons with the National Firefighter Near Miss Reporting System
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AlphaACT Fire

In partnership with the IAFC Near Miss Program, AlphaACT FIRE currently provides a free monthly training scenario based on trending topics, recent incidents or a critical training gap in the fire service. But there is more to discover.

Get the most of the training by upgrading your department to a full subscription of this innovative decision-making training. An annual subscription includes:


  • Unlimited access to the full library of interactive, multi-part scenarios
  • Access to additional scenarios, added to the library every month, based on trending topics and problem areas in the fire community
  • Firefighter performance assessment with individual user tracking
  • Access to an online introductory course on Crisis Decision-making
  • Access to our support team for onboarding webinars and technical assistance


Why Subscribe?
  • Address firefighter safety training gaps
  • Train on the current problems in the fire community
  • Expand the knowledge base of experience within your department
  • Understand firefighter performance with innovative decision-making tracking
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Contact Us
Near Miss Operates from IAFC at 4795 Meadow Wood Lane Suite 100, Chantilly, Va 20151
Phone: 703-273-0911

Near Miss is an International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)-managed program that collects and shares firefighter near-miss experiences. The program was generously begun in 2005 with grants from the Department of Homeland Security and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company.
Near Miss training offerings are powered by AlphaTRAC and Oklahoma State University's International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA). The URL is made possible by in mutual dedication to firefighter safety and survival.
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