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About DROPS • Oil & Gas Industry Workgroup focused 100% on dropped object prevention

About DROPS • Oil & Gas Industry Workgroup focused 100% on dropped object prevention • Globally active, member-funded and non-profit making • Leading global resource for guidance and support in dropped object prevention • Addressing all aspects, disciplines and interactions of the full Oil and Gas supply chain, including the Marine sector • Committed to learning, sharing and collaborating with all industry sectors that face similar challenges, eg Construction, Mining, Fabrication and Manufacturing

Eliminate Dropped Objects throughout Supply Chain

Eliminate Dropped Objects throughout Supply Chain

It’s Still Happening…Real Incidents

It’s Still Happening…Real Incidents

HSE Statistics – UK Industry Fatalities 2001 - 2009

HSE Statistics – UK Industry Fatalities 2001 - 2009

HSE Statistics – UK Industry Serious Injuries 2001 - 2009

HSE Statistics – UK Industry Serious Injuries 2001 - 2009

AT HOME AND AT LEISURE : “ The top three causes of fatal accidents

AT HOME AND AT LEISURE : “ The top three causes of fatal accidents are… falls from height… being struck by moving vehicles…and being struck by falling objects. Ro. SPA Statement ”

NIOSH– US Oil & Gas Fatalities 2003 - 2006

NIOSH– US Oil & Gas Fatalities 2003 - 2006

“So what are we doing about it? ”

“So what are we doing about it? ”

Workgroup Members

Workgroup Members

DROPS Members / Systems DROPS Training and Workshops DROPS Worldwide

DROPS Members / Systems DROPS Training and Workshops DROPS Worldwide

 • Assign specific focus groups to work key issues to conclusion as effective

• Assign specific focus groups to work key issues to conclusion as effective deliverable products. • Meet regularly to review progress, share best practice and lessons learned, prioritise focus areas and present new technologies / services. • DROPS Work Group members all participate, contribute and help drive the direction and deliverables of the Campaign. Each brings their own organisation’s influence and concerns to DROPS. How DROPS Works

Worksite and scaffold rack Gap in grating Drop point on lower deck Scaffold pole

Worksite and scaffold rack Gap in grating Drop point on lower deck Scaffold pole was dropped through gap in grating to the lower deck of platform. • A cross member on a grating was identified as a dropped object concern on 26 th June and subsequently removed with a plan was to replace in the next week. A ladder was in situ beside the gap. • On 29 th June Scaffolders were removing poles from scaffold rack & propped one against the ladder. When released from the Scaffolders grip, the pole went straight through the grating gap. Pole was 17 kgs & fell approx 40 feet to the lower deck. • Two individuals were located on the lower deck and approximately 12 feet from the drop zone. A door under the drop zone was also noted to be a thoroughfare. Sharing Lessons

 • DROPS has produced a broad array of tools, products and deliverables, including

• DROPS has produced a broad array of tools, products and deliverables, including inspection programmes, awareness presentations, checklists, guidelines, procedures and best practices. • Marketing concept is a workpack system, where DROPS workpack contains all DROPS products to date with option to subscribe to future updates. • Workpack format ideal for individual assets, eg platforms, rigs, terminals, bases and now hundreds in use around the world. DROPS Tools and Products

 • • • Products Delivered DROPS Training DROPS Calculators Reliable Securing Cargo Handling

• • • Products Delivered DROPS Training DROPS Calculators Reliable Securing Cargo Handling Guidelines Tools at Height DROPS Inspection Procedures Pre-Job DROPS Checks and Prompts Awareness Posters Best Practice Guidelines Newsletter DORIS (Statistical Database)

DORIS (Statistical Database) www. doris. dropsonline. org

DORIS (Statistical Database) www. doris. dropsonline. org

 • Tools at Height Standards • Subsea Dropped Objects • Rogues Galleries •

• Tools at Height Standards • Subsea Dropped Objects • Rogues Galleries • DROPS Inspection Reporting • Winter campaign Current Focus Issues

 • Tools at Height Toolkits • Secondary Retention Tools and Techniques • Safe

• Tools at Height Toolkits • Secondary Retention Tools and Techniques • Safe Bolting Techniques • Training / Educational Products and Services • Access Specialists • Inspection Specialists Introducing New Technologies, Products and Services

 • www. dropsonline. org is the main vehicle for presenting and marketing our

• www. dropsonline. org is the main vehicle for presenting and marketing our products and giving access to free downloads, alerts, contacts, news and general DROPS information. • Developing more products and deliverables is an ongoing process – effectively the output of the DROPS Work Group. • Sale of Campaign Packs and Work Group Membership subscriptions provide the revenue for ongoing product development on a self-sustaining basis. Deliverables

www. dropsonline. org

www. dropsonline. org