In this book, author Russell J. Kendzior provides a comprehensive look at one of the most pervasive yet seldom addressed problems facing our world today. The book's three parts explore slip-and-fall accidents themselves, what causes them, and what can be done to prevent them. The book is replete with stories of real slip-and-fall accidents and injuries, up-to-date statistics, illustrative charts, and tips for prevention. It is comprehensive, dealing with all aspects of slip-and-fall accidents, their causes, and methods of prevention, while also being accessible and entertaining. It is an informative and much needed book for all managers, safety professionals, attorneys, business and property owners, and anyone else concerned with one of the nation's fastest growing safety crises.
Russell J. Kendzior is the President of Traction Experts, Inc. and founder of the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). Internationally recognized as the leading expert in slip, trip, and, fall accident prevention, Mr. Kendzior has been retained in over 400 slip, trip, and, fall lawsuits.
Part I. The Problem Chapter 1. Safety Culture Chapter 2. The Slip-and-Fall Problem Part II. The Reason Chapter 3. Floors, Mats, and Cleaners Chapter 4. Footwear Chapter 5. Bathtubs and Showers Chapter 6. The Insurance Industry and Fraud Chapter 7. The Legal Industry Part III. The Solution Chapter 8. Codes and Standards Chapter 9. How and What to Measure