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Oilfield: Dropped Object Prevention for the Oilfield Industry

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Advantage™  Advantage™
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23 to 46 minutes
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Standard Definition
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IE Desktop
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MasteryNet Player
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Quiz Questions
Closed Captioning
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Moxie Media
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The Dropped Object training program describes hazards and risk factors associated with objects dropping from high places in the workplace. Content focuses on using the best practices to prevent these hazards by first identifying risk factors and then highlighting prevention techniques. Training also reminds learners of their own personal responsibility to identify and eliminate dropped object hazards and risk factors. This program complies with the international oilfield initiative on dropped object prevention as well as other dropped object prevention initiatives.

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  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

Anyone working in the oil and gas industry.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Dropped Object Risk Factors
    • Increased risk factors
    • The force of a dropped object
  • Dropped Object Prevention
    • Equipment to prevent dropped objects
    • Secondary securing systems
    • Prevention on a drilling rig
  • Your Contribution
    • At your worksite
    • Working at heights
    • Ultimate responsibility
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Identify the risk factors of dropped objects.
    • List the aspects of oilfield operations that may increase risks of dropped objects.
    • Agree that the force of a dropped object increases with mass and the distance it falls.
    • Choose valid risk factors of dropped objects.
  • Prevent objects from dropping.
    • List equipment which runs the risk of having objects drop from them.
    • Identify a secondary securing system.
    • Describe secondary securing wires.
    • Select actions that help prevent falling objects on a drilling rig.
  • Contribute to the prevention of dropped objects at your worksite.
    • List actions that contribute to the prevention of dropped objects at the worksite.
    • Choose ways to prevent dropped objects when working aloft.
    • Describe ways to prevent dropped objects while finishing your work at heights.
    • Agree to stay away of the area below any operation.
    • Accept responsibility for the actions you take on the job.

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