Basic Pipeline Orientation

Improve Safety and Reduce Risk
for Midstream Oil & Gas Workers

Pipeline Work Presents Unique Hazards

And incidents that occur can have devastating consequences to people, the environment, and the reputation of the company or industry as a whole.

Basic Pipeline Orientation is a 1-day, instructor-led, comprehensive orientation developed specifically for pipeline workers. Through interactive, engaging content, workers learn a broad range of safe work practices and are prepared for hazards they will encounter in the pipeline industry.  Content is aligned to SafeLandUSA 2021 and course completion provides both  SafeLandUSA and Gold Shovel credentials.


Why Adopt Basic Pipeline Orientation?

Industry-recognized and Aligned to Standards
Veriforce is the recognized leader in providing high-quality instructor-led courses for the oil & gas industry. Basic Pipeline Orientation is aligned to SafeLandUSA 2021 standards and ensures workers consistently receive the information they need to keep themselves and others safe. Course completion provides both SafeLandUSA and Gold Shovel credentials.

Engaging Content and Delivery
Basic Pipeline Orientation is delivered through our vast network of authorized instructors and provides interactive learning activities with pipeline-specific content and imagery. Learning is validated through a quiz at the end of each module.

Accessible Training Records
Upon successful completion trainees receive both physical cards and digital records. Digital records are stored in our shared database for easy access and reference.

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Basic Pipeline Orientation

Course Information
Length:  1-day
Delivery Method: Instructor-led in-person or distance learning
Refresher Needed:  Suggested Annually

Covered Topics Include

Module 1


  • Safety Culture
  • General Safety
  • Hazard Control

Module 2


  • Hazard Communication
  • Environmental
  • Industrial Hygiene

Module 3


  • Working Around Heavy Equipment
  • Ground Disturbance
  • Excavation and Trenching
  • Safe Mechanical Lifting
  • Line of Fire
  • Pipeline Construction Overview

Module 4


  • Operator Qualification
  • Emergency Action Plans
  • Working Alone
  • Motor Vehicle Safety
  • Walking Working Surfaces
  • Specialized Tasks
  • Pipeline-Specific Activities