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Slip & Fall


P.O. Box 92628, Southlake, Texas 76092-2628

Established: 1997

Qualified Member Since: 2004

State of Texas Registered Accessibility Specialist (RAS)

About Us

Internationally recognized slip, trip, and fall expert and author, Russell Kendzior has been retained as an expert witness in more than 800 slip, trip and fall cases representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants. As the Founder and President of Traction Experts, Russell Kendzior has more than 30 years of experience in slip-and-fall accident prevention and applies his real-world experience to his work as an expert witness.

Unlike experts who rely on theoretical models, unrelated academic experience and inconclusive bodies of internet-based research, Russell Kendzior combines his educational background, practical, real-world experience and first-hand knowledge of current industry standards to render grounded, well-balanced and fair expert opinions.

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Services Rendered

  • Slip, Trip and Fall
  • Expert Witness
  • Expert Testimony
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Safety Analysis
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Safety
  • Product Safety
  • Consultations
  • Hazard Identification Consultation
  • Flooring Inspections
  • Pedestrians
  • OSHA and ADA Compliance
Areas of Expertise include: Floor Coverings (Ceramic Tile, Resilient Tile, Wood, Carpet and Rugs); Floor Cleaners, Coatings, and Finishes; Exterior Walkways, Stairways, Bathrooms, Ramps, Curbs, and Footwear.

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Qualifications

Russell J. Kendzior is President of Traction Experts, Inc., and Founder & Chairman of the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). Nationally recognized as the leading slip, trip and fall expert, he is an acclaimed lecturer, legal consultant and author of the books: "Slip-and-Fall Prevention Made Easy" (1999), "Falls Aren't Funny" (2010), and "Floored! Real-Life Stories from a Slip and Fall Expert Witness" (2017). Mr. Kendzior has written a wide range of articles for various professional, trade and safety publications and has been the subject of a PBS documentary on floor safety.

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Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Testing and Materials
  • National Safety Council
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Society of Safety Engineers
  • Founder & Chairman of the Board, National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - Secretary of the ANSI B101 Committee on the Prevention of Slips, Trips and Falls
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

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Service Area

Providing Nationwide Service

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Personnel Information

Personnel


Russell J. Kendzior, President

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National Floor Safety Institute

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High Profile Cases

Cargill vs. OSHA, Lopez vs. Minyards

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