Safety & Health

SafeLand Training


IADC Rig Pass/SafeLandUSA

WVU-Safety and Health Extension (WVU-SHE) has been awarded accreditation by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) for the delivery of RigPass HSE training, which is part of the WVU-SHE developed curriculum, AWARE. AWARE is a picture based orientation and has proven to relate safety hazards to both new and experienced oilfield workers. The curriculum was developed by safety and industry professionals working in the Appalachian Basin. This orientation course is delivered in 13 modules, with a minimum of 8 contact hours. AWARE is accredited by the IADC as a traveling curriculum and meets SafeLandUSA endorsement criteria.


Train the Trainer

Interested in teaching the AWARE Orientation? First step is to become an approved RigPass Instructor: Email AWARERIGPASS@mail.wvu.edu for more information.


Approved Instructors

Interested in attending AWARE course? WVU has several “Affiliate Instructors” representing the program throughout the region
List of Approved IADC Rig Pass/SafelandUSA Instructors

IADC/Safeland USA Replacement Cards