Dropped Objects Prevention Scheme (DROPS

The course duration is 1 day.

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Service Description

All personnel working in construction, oil and gas industries, or any other work place that has the potential of objects to be dropped or that has movable items and equipment within the worksite. One of the top 10 causes of fatality and serious injury in the construction, oil and gas industry has been due to dropped objects. This course is intended to raise awareness of potential dropped objects and explore methods for the control and prevention. After completing the course, participants will be able to learn various methods on how to eliminate injury to people and damage sustained to equipment due to falling objects. This course will define what a potential dropped object is. This course will also identify a potential dropped object and the common causes, review methods for the control and prevention of potential dropped objects. In addition this course will cover the roles and responsibilities in respect of potential dropped objects.  Terms and Definitions; Static Dropped Objects and Dynamic Dropped Objects; Primary Fixing, Secondary Retention  and Safety Securing; Causes and Causal Factors; Incident and Alert Reviews; What are we Doing about the Problem Module 2: Controlling and Preventing Dropped Objects :  Hazard Identification; Risk Assessment; Risk Ranking; DROPS Calculator; Leadership and Ownership; Preventive and  Mitigating Controls; Survey, Inspection and Maintenance; Remedial Actions; Improvement Actions; Audit/Monitoring  Management of Change; Tools at Height; Process Safety; Red Zones; Plans and Checklists; Subsea Dropped Objects  DROPS Best Practice; Reliable Securing; Responsibilities; Interactive Examples Module 3: DROPS through the Supply Chain (in brief) :  Considering the Dropped Object Threats and Improvement Opportunities at each stage of the typical Chain Module 4: Hazard Observation:

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