Dropped Object Prevention

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Dropped Object Prevention

Course Overview

Dropped objects pose the number one risk of serious injuries, fatalities, and equipment damage in several industries across Canada and globally. Annually over 26,000 dropped object incidents are reported in Canada. In the United States over 50,000 Workers were injured and 81 died from contact with flying or falling objects or equipment in 2016.

In this video we’ll learn what a dropped object is and how and when they might occur. We’ll learn how to calculate the consequences of an object dropping from height and we’ll discuss the many controls and prevention measures we can put in place.

Course Duration

Approximately 30 minutes.

Pass mark

Testing conducted in this online Dropped Object Prevention Awareness course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Course Topics

Dropped Object Prevention

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.