Its a standardized safety orientation program for all oil and gas operations,
whether onshore or offshore, that is independently audited and accredited.
Employers can be confident that an individual who has completed an
accredited IADC RIG PASS or IADC RIG PASS program has met basic safety
orientation requirements defined by drilling-industry safety and training
This program is to provide employees with a basic orientation of rig
operations and safe work practices. Ideally, this should occur before the
employee begins work at the rig. However, due to various logistical conditions
in the drilling industry, this will not always be possible.