Articles by author: Abby Ferri

Shedding Light on the Upcoming Safety 2022 Conference and Expo

Shedding Light on the Upcoming Safety 2022 Conference and Expo

The Safety 2022 Conference and Expo is just around the corner. This year’s event will be held June 27-29 at McCormick Place (West) in Chicago, IL. Lauren Bauerschmidt, Manager of Standards Development for ASSP, and Stephanie Gurnari, Volunteer Leader for ASSP, joined the Safety Justice League to shed some light on the much-anticipated event….

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Building Management
Safety is Comfort and Comfort is Confidence

A question recently posed to the Safety Justice League was along the lines of why continue in safety. Perhaps there were heroics needed in another line of work. Jason Lucas knows why he stays in the game, and it’s all about comfort. Comfort doesn’t mean complacency. In this case, Lucas knows that his experience…

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Building Management
Why Organizations Should Approach the Role of Safety as a Department

When everything goes as planned and safety is doing its job, everyone’s happy. But what happens when things do not go accordingly? Then it may be time to call on The Safety Justice League. Hosts Abby Ferri, Jason Maldonado and Jason Lucas joined forces yet again to talk about those less than great expectations and provide some insights on…

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Building Management
Will Micro-Learning Be the Way for Companies to Offer Training Needs in a Cost-Effective Manner?

Welcome to the Safety Justice League podcast where hosts connect audiences with safety experts across industries and services. In this episode, hosts Abby Ferri, Jason Maldonado and Jason Lucas  enjoy the podcast’s two-year anniversary with reflections on where they started and where they are in concert with the evolution of safety training. It was in the spring of…

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Building Management
One Startup Wants to Fill the Safety Gap Left in Social Media Platforms

Welcome to the Safety Justice League podcast where hosts connect audiences with safety experts across industries and services. In this episode, hosts  Abby Ferri, Jason Maldonado and Jason Lucas connect with the founder of the Safety Knights, David Jaenike, to discuss how the idea came to be and what the app is all about. Janikey spoke to the need…

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Building Management
Who Do Experts Turn To When They Have Questions?

It’s coming up on two years since the Safety Justice League formed their mighty alliance to bring their show to the podcasting world. Trying to make the world a safer place, one episode at a time is no easy feat. Still, looking back at the past couple of years, Abby Ferri, Jason Maldonado and Jason Lucas are…

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Building Management
Rethinking How We Share Stories to Ensure We Don’t Lose Our Audience

On this episode of Safety Justice League, hosts, Abby Ferri, Jason Lucas, and Jason Maldonado continue their series of reflecting on past podcasts. Today, the three look back on their episode with Tamsen Webster, “the good idea lady,” and consider how they can better share their stories to cater to the needs of their audience….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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sales process automation
The Future of Business Success Lies in Real-Time Feedback and Sales Process Automation
May 22, 2024

Amid the rapid pace of technological advancements, sales processes are undergoing significant changes. Companies are increasingly pressured to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and customer satisfaction. According to Forrester’s 2023 report, a staggering 90% of global business buyers experienced stalled purchasing processes due to economic headwinds, emphasizing the importance of price transparency and the need for…

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thaly palanisamy as new president
Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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What Defines “Success” for Safety Personnel?
January 21, 2022

The Safety Justice League is back and refreshed after a much-needed, restful holiday season. Jason squared (Jason Maldonado and Jason Lucas) joined Host Abby Ferri to dive into what success looks like for safety personnel and how mindset matters. Contrary to societal beliefs, Lucas and Maldonado know that title isn’t what matters. It’s making whatever…

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How the Change in Reasonable Suspicion Policies Could Impact Employers
December 10, 2021

Reasonable suspicion for drug testing on the job changed recently under the new administration. To cover what’s new and provide tips for employers, Safety Justice League welcomed Adele Abrams, an attorney focusing on OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration), and employee safety. “Reasonable suspicion is a hot topic again under a new…

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What to Keep in Mind as the Holidays Approach
December 3, 2021

The holiday season is here, filled with many days to celebrate. The hosts of Safety Justice League, Jason Lucas, Abby Ferri, and Jason Maldonado, treated listeners to their second annual holiday special episode. The hosts shared anecdotes, traditions, memories, and more. The holidays bring times of cheer but can also raise the risk of some safety-related…

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SJL Presents Frank King, The Mental Health Comedian
November 26, 2021

Comedy and depression may seem opposite, but Mental Health Comedian Frank King spoke with the Safety Justice League crew about how he has paired them. King first tasted comedy in fourth grade when he told a joke in class. In high school, he won the talent show with standup comedy. Later, King earned a degree,…

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Changing Work Site Culture to Be More Vocal About Safety
November 19, 2021

Commentary: Fall protection and safety are critical aspects of any job that requires heights. The most critical component is the harness. However, it’s not just the product and design that matter. Communicating real-world safety scenarios and getting everyone to talk about them is essential, as well. Safety Justice League welcomed Alex Hogan, Strategic Sales…

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Employers Can Be The Vehicle of Change for On-Duty Distracted Driving
November 17, 2021

Commentary: The cost of motor vehicle crashes involving company vehicles is pricier for employers than you might think. According to a report by TrafficSafety.org, car crashes cost them over $47 billion, with employers on the hook for accidents that happen both on and off the job. But, how can this be prevented? Safety expert…

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Correcting the Behavior Behind Distracted Driving
November 12, 2021

There are many aspects of the safety landscape. Most happen within a facility, but driving is different. It’s also an area that has the propensity to endanger many lives. To prevent distracted driving, individuals must understand the behavior behind it to change. Offering insights on the topic is expert Carly Baez, Safety Manager II at Kitchell,…

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Psychological Health: The Often Hidden Side of Supporting a Healthy Workplace
November 5, 2021

Health and safety on the job are about more than the right equipment and training. Mental wellbeing is now just as important and finally something no longer taboo. The Safety Justice League hosts welcomed Deri Latimer to share her expertise on the subject. She is an author, speaker, and consultant who offer insights on psychological wellbeing,…

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An Executive Coach Gives Steps on How Your Team Can Own Their Responsibilities
October 29, 2021

Health and safety are pillars of most industrial workplaces; however, having a strategic plan to guide this vision often doesn’t exist or isn’t achievable. Discussing how to refocus and plan, Safety Justice League welcomed returning guest and executive coach Subena Colligan. Colligan, a formal industrial hygienist, has her own consulting and coaching company, S. Colligan…

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