Roundtables and Conferences

NH General Industry Roundtables

Bringing business together to network and share ideas in the occupational safety and health community.

During the COVID-19 restrictive time, the April/May NH General Industry Roundtable will be replaced by the New England Rountable Series by Zoom. Please click here to visit our list of topics.
To register visit 

If interested in sponsoring future G.I. Roundtables, please contact: Diane Malachowski, OTI Education Center 800.449.6742 |

Connecticut Roundtables

The safety and health of any company can sometimes be an overlooked priority. The Labor Department’s CONN-OSHA division has taken steps to help your business keep up to date on the latest information and resources. On the third Tuesday of every month, CONN-OSHA offers Breakfast Roundtable Meetings that cover subjects ranging from evacuation plans and fire extinguishers to air quality and ergonomics. The intent of these free 90-minute workshops is to discuss safety and health issues in a supportive and informal environment. The roundtable meetings are held from 8:15 am to 9:45 on the third Tuesday on the month at the Connecticut Department of Labor, 200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109, in Conference Room A.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, meetings are currently VIRTUALContact John Able for updates, to register, and to be on the distribution list:

To register and for details on the the monthly topics visit the ConnOSHA website.

Western Massachusetts OSHA Alliance Meeting:

During the COVID-19 restrictions the meeting will not take place for MAY — watch for a possible reopening in June.

The third Friday of each month, 10 am -12 pm: download a Nov 2019 – Dec 2020 schedule.

How to identify the most appropriate equipment to use and their limitations, as well as how to calculate fall distances for the 3 basic types of Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS’s). You will also learn how to collect and calculate the fall protection information required for more complex fall situations and distances and the design requirements for manufacturer’s out-of-the-bag Horizontal Lifelines. Please bring a scientific calculator, or slide rule to training, if possible  

Contact Richard Mears, for more information.Please check back in May for details on our next presentation.

Click here to register.

Rhode Island Roundtables – RI SAFER

During the COVID19 pandemic, SAFER is holding a weekly community discussion to share best practices, solve challenges and to promote wellness. Wednesdays from 4/15/20 until 5/13/20, this meeting will start at 8:00 am.

NOTE: Participants need to provide their own internet connection or hot spot; computer, tablet or smartphone; and coffee and calories

For more information and registration for a session, contact Bob Kunz, at

Safety Association of Rhode Island – SARI,

Continuing the tradition of networking and meeting quarterly over breakfast. SARI will be moving online, at least for June. So grab a coffee and your own breakfast sandwich and join us.
Topic: Rhode Island and South East Massachusetts safety professionals and general members to discuss success stories in the face of COVID. Focus for this discussion will be on Opening for Business. Any member who would like to speak or discuss a certain topic, please email
When: 25 June 9:00AM
Where: Microsoft Teams Video, Audio or dial in

Please reserve your seat today by emailing Peter Turner at

The Safety Association of Rhode Island is a Non-profit Organization serving the Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Community since 1949. We welcome members!

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Keene State College adjunct faculty member, Mark Haskins, explains the necessity of Process Safety Management training (NCSH 481)

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Roundtables & Conferences

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