Regulations and Standards
Drops Online is an industry-wide initiative focused on preventing dropped object injuries by providing support, increasing awareness, providing tools and resources which have mostly been developed within the oil & gas sector but are applicable and adaptable to most industries.
DROPS is a Global Work Group, represented by over 130 operators, contractors, service companies and industry bodies all sharing commitment and enthusiasm for the common goal of dropped object prevention. Pro 3 Products is proud to be a member of DROPS.
The guidelines and documents below are subject to regular review and update in response to improved methodologies and technologies.
For copies of these documents in Arabic and Spanish please go their website.
Documents are available copyright free by DROPS in the fight against Dropped Objects.
Editable electronic templates are included but please check the Drops Online website for distribution and further application rights of any content before using.
Safe Work Australia was established by the Safe Work Australia Act 2008 with primary responsibility to lead the development of policy to improve work health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements across Australia.
The National Safety Council of Australia is a nonprofit organisation in Australia promoting safety awareness and offering consulting, auditing and training services, compliance assistance tools and resources.
“Working Together for Safety” is one of the most extensive collaboration projects initiated within health, safety and the environment (HSE) in the oil and gas industry.
Participants in the project are oil companies and supplier companies and trade unions represented through the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association, the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), Lederne, Industri Energi, Fellesforbundet, Korrosjons- Isolerings- og Stillasentreprenørenes Forening (KIS), Norsk Industri, the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA), The Collaborating Organisations (DSO) and The Petroleum Safety Authority.The project concentrates on safety on offshore installations, onshore installations and on board vessels on the Shelf. There are some great resources on their website.
They also have a number of great Safety Films
For almost 90 years, the NSCA has played an important role in helping to inspire, educate, inform and engage Australian business in best practice Work Health and Safety (WHS) and risk management. It has some free resources but most resource require you to have a level of membership. They offer training, consulting, auditing and risk management, legal advice a Safety Magazine and safety events.