Prevention of Dropped Objects

Course Length: 0.5 hours

Course Objectives

  • Raise awareness of potential dropped objects and their hazards.
  • Explore methods for the control and prevention of dropped objects.
  • Recognize personal responsibilities for the prevention of dropped objects.

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Course Design

  • Narrated e-learning modules

 Successful Course Completion

  • Requires successful completion of knowledge assessment.

 Course Outline

  • Dropped Objects Overview
    • Introduction and Statistics
    • Definition
    • Cost and Consequences of Dropped Objects
    • Incident Review
  • Causes of Dropped Objects
  • Risk Factors
  • Human Factors
  • Equipment Factors
  • Environmental Factors
  • Operational Factors
  • Employee Protection
  • OSHA Requirements
  • Prevention Strategies
  • Risk Assessments
  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • PPE
  • Prevention of Dropped Objects
  • Mitigation vs Prevention
  • Proactive Inspection Policies
  • Training and Toolbox Talks
  • Housekeeping
  • Guardrails and Toeboards
  • Secondary Retention
  • Restrict Access
  • Deflection
  • Equipment and Tethering
    • Tool Tethering
    • Attachment points
  • Methods of Containment
  • Debris Nets

Delegate Requirements

  • None

 Reference Materials/Documents

1910 Subpart D Duty to have fall protection and falling object protection

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  • Course ID #: E210

Date

May 23 2022

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$20.00
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