About SafeLandUSA

Mission Statement:

To monitor and continuously improve orientation standards for the US Land contractor community.

This SafeLandUSA website contains the only approved information regarding SafeLandUSA. Any questions should be directed to the SafeLandUSA Advisory Group
( info@safelandusa.org). Unauthorized use of the SafeLandUSA Name or Logo is prohibited.




SafeLandUSA - Organization


There are 3 levels of organization that are integral to the success of SafeLand USA. Described below is the organization, responsibilities, and relationships between the SafeLand Advisory Group, Accrediting Organizations, and Training Providers.


SafeLand Advisory Group:


The SafeLand Advisory Group (SLAG) is a volunteer organization, comprised of voting and advising members of the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry. This organization acts as an oversight committee, and responsibilities include but are not limited to:Syllabus Development, Accreditation Review/Endorsement, SafeLandUSA Industry Expansion. For more information on the SLAG, please e-mail: info@safelandusa.org


Voting Members:
Operator – Anadarko
Operator – BP NAG
Operator – ExxonMobil - USP
Operator – Marathon Oil Company
Operator – Shell E&P
Operator – EnCana
Contractor Rep – Tetra Technologies
Contractor Rep – Baker Hughes


Accrediting Organizations


In order to provide a consistent orientation for the onshore oil and gas industry, SafeLandUSA has developed a method of accrediting safety orientation programs to ensure minimum requirements are satisfied. These organizations (Accrediting Organization) endorsed by the SLAG are responsible for ensuring that the Training Providers delivering their organizations training comply with the aforementioned requirements. For more information on becoming a SafeLandUSA Accrediting Organization, please e-mail: info@safelandusa.org


Accrediting Organizations (as of Aug 2010):
PEC Premier
International Association of Driling Contractors (IADC)
Energy Training Council (ETC)


Training Providers:


Training Provider work under the endorsement of an Accrediting Organization. Therefore, it is required that all training providers deliver an accredited orientation from an Accrediting Organization endorsed by SafeLandUSA.


Training Providers may include, but are not limited to the following:
Contractors (In-house Programs)
Service Companies
Third Party Training Organizations
Technical Schools
Safety Councils



SafeLandUSA Syllabus