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DROPS Recommended Practice


This Recommended Practice was developed by a coalition of oil and gas professionals with the aim of setting basic requirements for Dropped Object prevention that can be incorporated into existing company Safety Management Systems (SMSs).

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These documents represent ‘Best Practice’, as agreed by a consensus of the members of the DROPS Workgroup. Certain processes and procedures detailed in these documents may require modification to suit specific locations, activities or facilities. However, the underlying guidelines are considered best practice and are a recommended component of any integrated dropped object prevention scheme. These guidelines are subject to regular review and update in response to improved methodologies and technologies.