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A falling object protective structure (FOPS), also known as a falling object protection system, is used to protect equipment operators when there is a risk of falling debris. FOPS can be applied in a number of fashions depending on the nature of the equipment. Common components used include protective canopies, roll cages, and wire mesh.[1]

FOPS are commonly found on forklifts, tractors, utility vehicles, trucks, mowers, and loaders.

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  1. 2.3 FOPS. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland [May 7, 2009].