SafeLandUSA Frequently Asked Questions

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1I completed a SafeLandUSA course, but I never received my SafeLandUSA card. How do I get my SafeLandUSA card?
We recommend that you contact the Training Provider that instructed your SafeLandUSA orientation course and request your card from that Training Provider. All SafeLandUSA Training Providers must be accredited by one of three SafeLandUSA-endorsed organizations, listed below for your reference. In the event the Training Provider does not provide your permanent SafeLandUSA card upon your request, you may contact the SafeLandUSA endorsed organization directly for more information and further assistance.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com

You may also view your SafeLandUSA credentials and instruction details at any time by visiting the SafeLandUSA training database portal. Simply enter your first and last name and either your date of birth or last four digits of your Social Security number to access your SafeLandUSA records. Select “Training Detail” to see your SafeLandUSA credentials.


2I misplaced my SafeLandUSA card. How do I get a replacement card?
In order to replace a SafeLandUSA card, you must contact the SafeLandUSA endorsed organization who issued the card initially and request a card reprint.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com

If you need assistance identifying the organization that issued your SafeLandUSA card, we suggest that you go to the SafeLandUSA training database portal and select “Trainee Lookup.” Simply enter your first and last name and then either your date of birth or last four digits of your Social Security number to access your SafeLandUSA records. Select “Training Detail” to see your SafeLandUSA credentials. The first three to four initials of your card # will identify the SafeLandUSA endorsed organization who issued the card for the training provider.


3How do we have our in-house program endorsed by SafeLandUSA?
In order to have your in-house safety orientation program endorsed by SafeLandUSA, you may contact the SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations below and inquire directly about their SafeLandUSA Program Accreditation processes & requirements.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com


4How do I find a SafeLandUSA course?
You may complete an accredited SafeLandUSA course through any SafeLandUSA certified/approved instructor (or training provider). All SafeLandUSA training providers must be accredited by one of the three SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations, listed below.

To find a SafeLandUSA-approved instructor/training provider, we recommend you contact the SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations directly and ask them for assistance finding a SafeLandUSA instructor near you. You may also visit the SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations’ websites, also listed below. Their websites include information on finding a SafeLandUSA endorsed course and/or approved instructor.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com


5Is the SafeLandUSA course offered online?
The SafeLandUSA Orientation is an instructor-led course only and is not offered online. However, there are hundreds of SafeLandUSA Certified Instructors located throughout the United States who offer SafeLandUSA accredited programs.

All SafeLandUSA certified instructors must be registered with one of the three SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations, listed below. To find a SafeLandUSA certified instructor (training company with a SafeLandUSA Certified Instructor), we recommend you contact the SafeLandUSA endorsed Organizations directly and ask them for assistance finding a SafeLandUSA instructor near you. You may also visit their websites, also listed below; their websites include information on finding a SafeLandUSA Accredited course and/or Certified Instructor.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com


6How do I become a SafeLandUSA program Training Provider?
To become a SafeLandUSA Training Provider, you must apply through one or more of the SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations below to instruct their SafeLandUSA Accredited program(s). You may be certified as a SafeLandUSA Training Provider through all three of the SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations if you would like to add all of the SafeLandUSA accredited programs to your course offerings.

For more information, contact the SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations below and ask about their application and certification process, fees, Training Provider Certification locations, and schedules.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com


7How do I get a SafeLandUSA card reflecting my new employer?
To change the name of the employer on your SafeLandUSA card, you must contact the SafeLandUSA endorsed organization that issued your SafeLandUSA card and request the change of employer directly through the SafeLandUSA endorsed organization. There may be a minimal fee associated to changing the employer of record and printing/shipping your new SafeLandUSA card.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com


8How much is a SafeLandUSA course, and what are the SafeLandUSA course schedules?
The SafeLandUSA Advisory Group does not establish pricing and does not maintain a record of costs and schedules for a SafeLandUSA Orientation course. To find out more about the schedules and associated course fees, you must directly contact the SafeLandUSA Certified Instructors/Training Companies that offer the SafeLandUSA accredited course. There are hundreds of Certified SafeLandUSA Instructors/Training Companies located throughout the United States. To find an Instructor/Training Company in your area, you may contact any of the three {3) SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations listed below and ask them how to locate a SafeLandUSA Instructor near you. You may also visit the SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations’ websites, also listed below; these websites all reflect information about their SafeLandUSA Certified Instructors/Training Companies.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com


9How do I verify SafeLandUSA orientation course completion?
There are various methods of verifying that someone has completed an accredited SafeLandUSA orientation course. First, each SafeLandUSA card must have the student’s picture and unique ID. All ID #’s (IADC/ETC/PEC) will be 12 characters.

For example – ETC123456789

PEC123456789

IADCA1234567

If it does not have 12 characters in the ID, then it is not a valid SafeLandUSA card.

LOOK FOR THE SAFELANDUSA LOGO

Review the individual’s SafeLandUSA card. Every person who successfully completes an accredited SafeLandUSA orientation course will receive a permanent SafeLandUSA card. The SafeLandUSA card must include a SafeLandUSA logo:

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If the card does not display the SafeLandUSA logo, it IS NOT a valid SafeLandUSA card.

VERIFY SAFELANDUSA ORIENTATION ONLINE

You may also verify completion of a SafeLandUSA Orientation course online by logging in to the SafeLandUSA Database. Simply enter the individual’s first and last name, and either the date of birth or the last four digits of the individual’s SS#.

CONTACT THE SAFELANDUSA ENDORSED ORGANIZATION DIRECTLY

There are only three (3) SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations who offer Accredited SafeLandUSA Orientation program(s). You may contact these SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations directly and ask them if the individual has completed their SafeLandUSA Orientation program(s).

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com


10How do I report a concern about a SafeLandUSA Training Provider?
Based on the SafeLandUSA curriculum, it is required that any SafeLandUSA Orientation course be instructed in no less than 7 1/2 hours. And, SafeLandUSA is not computer-based; Therefore, course participants must attend, in-person, an instructor led course and must present a state or federal issued photo identification prior to beginning the course. Furthermore, every person who successfully completes a SafeLandUSA course must receive a permanent SafeLandUSA Identification badge that reflects the individual’s photo and first/last name, employer name, unique SafeLandUSA identification number, and the SafeLandUSA logo. This permanent SafeLandUSA identification badge may be distributed to the employer of record, or directly to the person who completed the course; Either way, the identification badge should be received no later than (45) forty-five days following SafeLandUSA course completion. During your SafeLandUSA orientation course, you should have received a ‘Quality Policy’ or ‘Course Survey’. That notice should also include information about course requirements and how to report an issue. If you have any concerns about a SafeLandUSA Training Provider, please report your concerns immediately to the SafeLandUSA Endorsed Organization who certified the Instructor to teach a SafeLandUSA Accredited course.

The SafeLandUSA endorsed organizations are as follows:

  1. International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) – 713-292-1945 – IADC.org
  2. Energy Training Council (ETC) – 405-422-2307 – EnergyTrainingCouncil.org
  3. PEC Safety (PEC) – Toll-free 1-844-848-5884 – PECSafety.com

EXAMPLES OF ISSUES THAT SHOULD BE REPORTED:

Example: Based on the SafeLandUSA curriculum, it is required that any SafeLandUSA Orientation course be instructed in no less than 7 Y, hours. If your course does not meet this minimum requirement, the SafeLandUSA endorsed organization that developed the SafeLandUSA Accredited course needs to know about this issue so that they may address it. We recommend that you contact the SafeLandUSA endorsed organization first and report your concerns immediately. In the event your concerns are not addressed in a timely fashion, please email your concerns to info@SafeLandUSA.org.

Example: SafeLandUSA does not allow computer-based content delivery; therefore, course participants must attend, in-person, an instructor-led course and must present a state or federal issued photo identification prior to beginning the course.

Example: Every person who successfully completes a SafeLandUSA course must receive a permanent SafeLandUSA identification badge that reflects the individual’s photo and first/last name, employer name, unique SafeLandUSA identification number, and the SafeLandUSA logo. This permanent SafeLandUSA identification badge may be distributed to the employer of record, or directly to the person who completed the course. Either way, the identification badge should be received no later than {45) forty-five days following SafeLandUSA course completion.


 

SafeLandUSA is an Instructor-Led Orientation