Safety Association of Rhode Island Meeting - 1/19/2023

December 6, 2022

SARI Meeting to review “First Aid and CPR Guidelines.”

Many employers want to offer CPR and first aid training for their employees, but what does that actually mean. In this presentation, we will discuss the subjects that training and training techniques for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid and explain the difference between CPR training and a full first aid course. We will also talk about the types of first aid kits, considerations for purchasing and placing them, OSHA requirements for first aid capability.

Date: January 19, 2023

Location: Narragansett Bay Commission’s Field’s Point Education Room.
1 Service Road, Providence, RI  02905
Parking in designated areas only.

Cost: $10/member, $15/non-member, paid by cash or check day-of


8:30-9:15am: Breakfast and Networking
9:20-10:20am: First Speaker
10:20-10:40am: Second Speaker
10:45-11am: Closing and End of meeting

Speaker: Neil Hawley, trainer, New England Consortium

Neil Hawley has over thirty years experience as a firefighter and trainer and worked for the Springfield, Mass. Fire Department from 1979-2008 as a Firefighter, EMT, arson investigator, Hazardous-Materials team instructor and public educator.  Mr. Hawley is Certified by the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services and Certified by the National Firefighting Academy as a Fire Service Instructor, a Public Fire and Life Safety Educator and an instructor for all levels of First Aid, CPR and AED by the American Red Cross and an instructor for all levels of CPR/AED by the American Heart Association.

Mr. Hawley has a wide range of experience and taught first responders and emergency medical Technicians since 1977 at Springfield College, Springfield Technical Community College and the Springfield Fire Department.

Mr. Hawley has been awarded Firefighter of the Year by Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and Fire and Life Safety Instructor of the Year by Mass Department of Fire Services.