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
IADC RigPass Instructor. Email Tiffany.Rice@ for more information.
Interested in attending AWARE course? WVU has several “Affiliate Instructors” representing the program throughout the region.List of Approved IADC RigPass/SafelandUSA Instructors
IADC/Safeland USA Replacement Cards