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Abby Ferri continues to reach audiences of all levels and industries at events on a local, regional, and national scale.


October 1-3, 2019: International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) 2019. Abby will conduct several safety field “classrooms” at the ICUEE 2019 expo hall. More info from ICUEE.

More events coming soon! Contact me for a custom event with your safety team, risk control consultants, or executives.



Check back soon for more information on upcoming webinars in the fall/winter of 2019.


EVENT ARCHIVE, 2014 to present

September 10, 2014: Las Vegas, NV – ASSE Las Vegas – Leveraging Gamification and Social Media for Safety Success

September 11, 2014: Webinar – Best Practices in Tank Overfill Protection

October 15, 2014: Webinar – Underground Storage Tank Corrective Action Plan Best Practices

October 22, 2014: Long Beach, CA – SoCal Joint Technical Symposium – Gamification for Safety Training

October 28, 2014: Webinar – Confined Space Standard for Construction

November 18, 2014: Leading Safety Indicators

December 3, 2014: Business Impacts of the New CWA Rules – How to Manage the Environmental and Economic Risks

December 9, 2014: Minneapolis, MN – Northwest ASSE – Gamification for Safety Training

December 13, 2014: CERCLA Cleanup – How Potentially Responsible Parties Can Minimize Liability Risks and Control Costs

January 15, 2015: Gamification for Training – a webinar presented exclusively to clients of Midwest Employers Casualty Company.

January 28, 2015: How to Develop a Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan for Your Organization

February 10, 2015: Stretching For Safety: How to Implement an Effective Soft Tissue Injury Prevention Program – a webinar presented exclusively to clients of Midwest Employers Casualty Company.

February 17, 2015: Sustainable Energy Management Practices for Business & Industry- How to Reduce Your Bottom Line and Boost Your Energy Efficiency

April 13-15, 2015: San Antonio, TX – BLR Safety Summit – Environmental Compliance for the Safety Manager and EHS Metrics

March 12, 2015: Redevelopment of a Superfund Site for Beneficial Use

March 25, 2015: Meeting SPCC Requirements for your Aboveground Storage Tank Handling, Inspection, Maintenance, and Operation-Strategies for Success

TBD: NPDES Electronic Reporting Rule – Best Practices for Complying with Proposed Requirements

May 19, 2015: Toxic Release Inventory Reports

June 10, 2015: Dallas, TX – ASSE Safety 2015 – Step Up Your Game! Using Gamification Techniques to Enhance Your Training Delivery, sponsored by the Public Sector Practice Specialty –

June 18, 2015: Confined Space for Construction

June 25, 2015: EHS Metrics

July 2, 2015: Mitigating EHS in Construction

July 28, 2015: Confined Space for Construction (encore),

September 15, 2015: Compliance with new OSHA Inspection Guidance Document for HazCom, co-presentation with Edwin Foulke Jr.

September 17, 2015: Confined Spaces in Construction – OSHA’s Full Enforcement of Final Rule Takes Effect October 2, 2015 – What to Do Now to Prepare.

September 27-28, 2015: National Safety Council Congress & Expo. I will be appearing at the Expo on September 28, 2015. More information here, early registration ends August 28, 2015!

October 20-21, 2015: Nebraska Safety Council Conference and Tradeshow. I will present a session on Gamification on Day 1, and Mobile Apps for Safety on Day 2. More information on sponsorship and registration here.

September 29, 2015: EHS Metrics, Register and use code SPEAKFREE for complimentary registration

October 1, 2015: Construction Confined Space for Orange County ASSE, Register, free for OCASSE members

October 13, 2015: Mobile Apps for Safety and Onsite Training, Register and use code SPEAKFREE for complimentary registration.

November 18, 2015: Construction Confined Space Update and Gas Detection, presented with Drager. Registration.

March 3-4, 2016, Denver, CO: Colorado ASSE Spring Professional Conference, Objects at Height: The Other Fall Protection

February 18, 2016: Safety Metrics, Registration TBD.

February 2016: Injury and Illness Prevention Programs, private webinar for Aspen Risk Management

February 23, 2016: Training Strategies for Aboveground Storage Tanks, Register here.

February 24, 2016: Private webinar for Midwest Employers Casualty Company, Objects at Heights

March 2, 2016: Level Up Your Training With Gamification & Social Media, Register here.

March 22, 2016, Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Safety and Health Conference & Expo, Life Cycle of a Safety Career: A Modern Path, 12:30-1:45pm, Room 132

March 23, 2016, Brea, CA: Orange County ASSE Professional Development Conference, Objects at Heights: The Other Fall Protection

April 4-6, 2016, Austin, TX: BLR Safety Summit – Safety Metrics, Heat Illness Prevention, and Mobile Technology in Safety

April 21, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ: Arizona ASSE PDC, Objects at Heights: The Other Fall Protection

May 3-6, 2016, Philadelphia, PA: Brewers Association Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America, Ensuring the Safety of Non-Employees in the Brewery

May 4-5, 2016, Minneapolis, MN: Minnesota Safety Council Safety & Health Conference – Objects at Height, Life Cycle of a Safety Career: A Modern Path

June 27, 2016, Atlanta, GA: ASSE Safety 2016: Life Cycle of a Safety Career: A Modern Path

June 29, 2016: HazCom Updates: Secondary Container Labeling and Training Essentials

August 1-2, 2016: Midwest Craft Brewers Conference, Safety 101 w/ Matt Stinchfield, Safety Ambassador of the Brewers Association

August 31, 2016: Respiratory Protection Program, a FREE webinar sponsored by Draeger

Sept 27, 2016 1:30pm: Duluth Safety Conference, Topic: Look Out Below – Dropped Object Prevention.

September 21, 2016 12pmEST: Objects @ Heights, a webinar hosted by ASSE.

September 21, 2016 2pmEST: Silica Training Program, a FREE webinar sponsored by Avetta and EHS Daily Advisor.

November 7, 2016: ASSE Virtual Symposium, Topic: Social Safety Training – Maximize the Medium

November 30, 2016: ASSE WISE Webinar, Topic: Life Cycle of a Safety Career – A Modern Path. WISE Member discount code: WISENOV2016

October 11, 2016: Guest Speaker at Twin Cities Insurance Club, Topic: Safety Promotion

November 1, 2016: Northwest ASSE Chapter Meeting, Topic: ANSI/ISEA 107 High Visibility with Ergodyne.

December 6, 2016: Superior Safety Day, Superior, WI, Topic: Silica Exposure Control Plan

January 10, 2017, 11:30am-1:30pm: Northwest ASSE Chapter Meeting with AIHA Upper Midwest, Topic: Life Cycle of a Safety Career – A Modern Path

January 25, 2017: BLR Webinar, Topic: Use of Technology to Support Safety initiatives in 2017, registration is FREE!

February 14, 2017: Northwest ASSE Chapter PDC, Minneapolis, MN, Topic: Strategies for an Effective Respirable Crystalline Silica Exposure Control Plan

February 8, 2017: ASSE Webinar, Topic: Strategies for Compliance with OSHA’s Final Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards

March 8, 2017: ASSE Webinar, Topic: Elevate Your Presence! Strategies for Leveraging Social Media for Safety Pros

April 25, 2017: Minnesota Safety Council, Bemidji Safety Day, Topic: Look Out Below – Dropped Object Prevention

May 17 & 18, 2017: Minnesota Safety Conference, Topics: Fall Protection for General Industry and Life Cycle of a Safety Career

May 24, 2017: BLR Webinar, Topic: Energy Audits

June 2017 Safety 2017, Denver, CO

August 1, 2017: Midwest Craft Brewers Conference, UW-Stout, Menomonie, WI. Topic: Mastering Safety.

October 4, 2017: Sioux Falls, SD – South Dakota Safety Conference. Topics: Dropped Object Prevention – From Afterthought to Forefront & Beyond Inspection: Harnessing The Cloud and IoT for Safety Program Excellence. More info here.

October 17, 2017: Silica Dust: Strategies for Compliance & Effective Control Plans. Register here.

October 25, 2017: Hazardous Materials Training – Strategies for Compliance. Registration, use code WEBSPEAK for discount!

February 13, 2018: Northwest ASSE Chapter PDC. More info here.

May 10, 2018, 9:30-10:30am – Minnesota Safety & Health Conference, “Beyond Inspection: Harnessing the Cloud and IoT for Safety Program Excellence”

June 1-6, 2018: American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2018 in San Antonio, TX!

June 22, 2018 – Leading Safety Indicators: New Strategies for Tracking and Improving Performance in your Workplace.

June 27, 2018 – Safety Coaching for Supervisors: How to Gain Buy-In and Develop Powerful Advocates for Your Safety Program.

July 25, 2018 – Summer Compliance Roundup: ISO 45001, Silica, Walking/Working Surfaces, and ISEA 121.

October 1, 2018, 4pm WAT: ASSP Nigeria Chapter – Pathways to Certification for the Up and Coming Safety Professional.

October 3, 2018, 11am CST:Rope Access – A Safe Alternative for Work at Height. Register here.

November 13, 2018 – Achieving Digital Transformation of the Workforce for Better Safety & Productivity – a free webinar sponsored by Corvex and MCR Safety

November 15, 2018 – – a free webinar sponsored by Avetta

November 29, 2018: Drug Testing and Incentive Programs, a seminar for the Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association

December 6, 2018: Leveraging Technology and Internet of Things for Safety, a seminar for the Minnesota Rural Electric Cooperatives

February 12, 2019: Understanding ASSP Communities and the Path to Leadership, a seminar at the ASSP Northwest annual professional development conference

March 28, 2019: Develop & Implement a Safety Training Matrix, a seminar for the Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association membership

April 2, 2019: MSA Safety Network – Risk Strategies for Opioids and Marijuana on the Construction Site. Register here.

April 18, 2019: Beat the Heat – Understanding & Preventing Heat Stress at the Jobsite. A Hays Construction Risk & Safety Seminar with Alsie Nelson of Ergodyne. Information and free registration here.

April 30, 2019: ISO 45001 & Legal Implications. Registration TBD via Nimonik.

May 15, 2019: BLR Webinar – Safety Incentive Programs, use discount code FERRI20

June 19, 2019: BLR Webinar – Supercharging Safety Committees: How to Develop Effective Advocates of Safety and Compliance Initiatives, registration link TBD, use discount code AFERRI20

May 6, 2019: Social Media presentation for the MN Safety Council Young Professionals group. Information TBD.

May 8, 2019, 10am: Achieving Digital Transformation of the Workforce for Better Safety and Productivity. More information and registration here.

June 10-12, 2019: ASSP Safety 2019

August 27-30, 2019: VPPPA National Symposium. Abby will be presenting with Hays teammate Justin Gillette on moving away from traditional workers comp programs. Abby will also provide an update on the WISE Women’s Workplace Safety Summit and related initiatives.


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