Alternate Title: U.S. Navy - Commander Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Instruction 3040.1: Significant Event/Near-Miss Reporting
"Purpose. To promulgate guidance, procedures and requirements for significant event and near-miss critique conduct and reporting. Significant event/near-miss reporting is a key supporting element of the sound shipboard operating principles of integrity, procedural compliance, formality, questioning attitude, forceful backup, and level of knowledge. This instruction provides a structured process for conducting critiques and reporting significant events/near-misses via a critique report in order to: a. Improve shipboard readiness through the conduct of a significant event/near-miss critique. b. Improve Pacific Surface Force readiness by disseminating the reports from this process. c. Instill a culture of continuous improvement, promote better understanding of the sound shipboard operating principles, and gain proficiency in root cause analysis to improve warfighting effectiveness."
COMNAVSURFPAC Instruction 3040.1