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Drop Object Prevention (Drops)

Introduction

Occupational Safety and Health American Council (OSHAC) develop this course for those required to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organization’s policy and best practice in health and safety. Participants will be encouraged to apply all theories learnt to their current work environment.

Intended Audience

OSHAC designed this qualification for those workers who required working at heights or any personnel that are exposed to drop objects at work.

What is the right career path for you?

There are several safety positions with different levels of responsibility in an Occupational Safety and Health career path. Each advancing level typically requires higher levels of experience, education, and knowledge and skills in leadership, business practices, safety and health, and communication and information technology. OSHAC wants to help our students who want to learn about these career opportunities.

Course Content

To qualify for this program certificate, students must complete all required courses listed below. There is no time limit to complete the required courses.

  • Understanding Dropped Objects
  • Terms and definitions;
  • Static and dynamic dropped objects;
  • Primary, secondary retention and safety securing;
  • Causes and causal factors;
  • Incident and alert reviews.
  • Controlling and Preventing Dropped Objects
  • Hazard Identification, risk assessment and risk ranking;
  • DROPS calculator;
  • Leadership and ownership;
  • Preventive and mitigating controls;
  • Survey inspection and maintenance;
  • Remedial action and improvement actions;
  • Audit/Monitoring and management of change;
  • Tools at height and process Safety;
  • Classification of safety zones;
  • Plan and checklists;
  • Subsea dropped objects.
  • DROPS through the Supply Chain
  • Considering the dropped objects threats;
  • Improvement opportunities at each stage of the typical chain.
  • Hazard Observation
  • Interactive and practical application (Hazard Identification, Awareness, and Understanding).

Assessment Methods

This course is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. Candidates with 100% attendance and successfully completed / passed the examination, shall be issued with a Certificate of Attainment by DROPS.

There are several safety positions with different levels of responsibility in an Occupational Safety and Health career path. Each advancing level typically requires higher levels of experience, education, and knowledge and skills in leadership, business practices, safety and health, and communication and information technology. OSHAC wants to help our students who want to learn about these career opportunities..

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Module Quiz

Each course is organized into modules. At the end of each module is a quiz designed to help the student self-assess their understanding of the course content. After submitting their quiz answers, the student is presented with the correct quiz answers. Quiz results are not recorded and can be taken multiple times.

Course Exam

After studying the course material and taking the module quizzes, students can take the course exam. The course exam is designed to test the students understanding of the course material. Course exams are composed of multiple choice questions selected from our extensive question bank.

Exam Characteristics

  • Students have two hours to complete the course exam.
  • You must achieve a minimum score of 70% to pass the exam.
  • If you do not pass the exam, you may retake the exam.
    • Students are only allowed to take an exam three (3) times within a 48-hour period.
    • After the third attempt, students must wait 48 hours before attempting the exam again. During this time, students should review the course material to improve their understanding.
  • After each exam, students will receive an email with references (module and tab) to content associated with missed questions. Students are encouraged to review the course material to improve their understanding.
  • If you pass the exam, you may not retake the exam to raise your score
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