2012 Hands For Life Training Event

  • 5,141 people trained in 10 hours
  • 99% satisfaction rating for the initial training
  • Average training took less that 15 minutes for each participant from time of arrival
  • 95% 6-month retention rate of skills learned from the event
  • Increased county-wide training for more comprehensive first aid training
  • Overall outreach estimated between 300,000 and 500,000 people

Record Breaking Effort

Hands for Life at Chelsea Piers, Connecticut broke a United States record for most people trained in hands-only CPR over a ten-hour period and set the World Record for people trained in CPR and the use of Automatic External Defibrillators