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Safety News with Abby Ferri
10 minutes | Jan 3, 2021
The Language of Fatal Incidents in the Media
A local angle fatality related to a high profile construction project here in Minnesota leads to thoughts on how fatalities are communicated in the media, and how we can influence in 2021. Visit www.abbyferri.com for more and continue the conversations on social media.
6 minutes | Dec 13, 2020
Fatal Falls in the News and SIF Talk
Are you talking about serious injuries and fatalities at your workplace? Unfortunately, there's plenty to talk about. Let's continue the conversation on social media. Have a safe week.
8 minutes | Dec 7, 2020
COVID State (Plan) State of Mind
Abby is back with updated news and this week she discusses the Cal/OSHA temporary emergency standard and what a safety pro should know to be able to communicate effectively. Keep the conversation going on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! Read the companion blog post with informative links at www.abbyferri.com
53 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
Abby's Archives - How Safety Pros Can Influence
This episode was recorded after George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis Police officers in the summer of 2020. I am so grateful to have been introduced to I. David Daniels, and only wish we could have had this conversation in person. Someday!
44 minutes | Nov 22, 2020
Abby's Archives - Home Ergonomics for Work and School
With so many of us working from home for office tasks, and children schooling at home - there's a lot of ergonomic concerns! Dr. Anthony Andre provided some awesome advice in this conversation from summer of 2020 that is relevant anytime, especially now. Keep it moving!
34 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
Abby's Archives - Mediation as a Tool
In a not so old recording, I talked to Elliot Herland, a mediator, on how mediation fits into the workers comp claim process. We also discussed how mediation could be a tool for the safety pro, and the continuing ed available in that space.
58 minutes | Nov 9, 2020
Abby's Archives - Beyond Happy Hour for Mental Health
From 2019, remember when we had happy hours? You may long for them now, but at that time (and kinda still) I felt that they were a lazy way to network! Not everyone drinks, for multiple reasons, and we can offer our people and industries much better options for connection and engagement. Look beyond COVID, and listen to this episode to get ideas on how you can make in-person events more meaningful as we sort out our new normal.
41 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
Abby's Archives - Chat with the ConAppGuru
From 2019, a chat with Rob McKinney, the ConAppGuru! Rob has been on the forefront of tech and its intersection with construction for years. He is cohost of his own podcast, The ConTechCrew, so check that out if you want more from Rob!
40 minutes | Oct 26, 2020
Abby's Archives - Inclusion to Solve the Construction Worker Shortage
In another episode from 2019, I talked with Karin McCabe from McGough Construction about how they leverage inclusion and diversity in hiring practices to anticipate the construction worker shortage. Hi Karen's kids! :)
31 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
Abby's Archives - Helmets vs. Hard Hats
From the archives, way back in 2019 (LOL) - a conversation with George Stallings on why an organization or individual would want to make the switch from hard hats to helmets.
11 minutes | Oct 12, 2020
Women in Safety Save the Day
Really, they do... they call out all-male panels and go to work on solutions to ensure events don't make these mistakes over and over. Regardless of gender, what solutions do you bring to the table to ensure fresh perspectives at industry events? This isn't just a safety industry thing, it's likely happening in "your" industry too. Let's shake it up.
5 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
You may be bringing the freshest information to the workforce, but if it isn't accessible - is it that good? Today's quick show provides insight and tips to ensure your safety communication is accessible across multiple modes of distribution, because, masks and computers...
26 minutes | Sep 27, 2020
Safety and The Social Dilemma
My safety take on the Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma. Keep the conversation going on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and more...or don't LOL. Don't be scared by the themes presented in the documentary, watch it with a safety mindset and look for opportunity.
9 minutes | Sep 20, 2020
Public Speaking for the Safety Pro
A safety pro may feel like a public speaker, here are some strategies, by request of the VPPPA N.O.W. on how I've worked on my public speaking skills. What do you have to add? Submit a review with feedback and engage in the conversations on social media this week!
9 minutes | Sep 13, 2020
Self Marketing for the Safety Pro
Today's news is about leveraging safety for marketing purposes and marketing of self. There's more to the story, keep listening and check out www.abbyferri.com for all the links mentioned in the news.
6 minutes | Sep 7, 2020
For Those on the Job Hunt
This episode is dedicated to my safety friends currently on the job hunt. Check out www.abbyferri.com for the links mentioned in the news including networking for introverts!
6 minutes | Aug 17, 2020
August 17, 2020 Duke's Mask Study
Here’s the Duke study and three articles mentioned in today’s news, in order of arrival on the scene last week Continue reading
6 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
August 10, 2020 OSHA's Safe + Sound Week
The SJL has a lot planned for this week, Safe + Sound Week. Find my LinkedIn for more information on Continue reading
6 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
August 3, 2020 OSHA's Safe + Sound Week
Check out more info at OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week landing page, hover over MN to see the Safety Justice Continue reading
1 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
July 27, 2020 Safety News
Links mentioned in the news: Two Phoenix Construction Workers Killed in Trench Collapse Excavation Fatalities Tracker News Music: “Dream Catcher” Continue reading
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