Russell J. Kendzior, President of the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) and internationally recognized as a leading expert in slip-and-fall accident prevention, will speak on "Falls Aren't Funny" at the IEHAs 46th Annual Conference and Convention — in conjunction with ISSA/INTERCLEAN — in Chicago on Tuesday, October 16th, from 11am to Noon. The presentation will take place at the Doubletree by Hilton, Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 E Ohio St in Chicago.
Sought nationwide as a safety consultant, public speaker, and expert witness, Kendzior is the author of the best-selling book on accident prevention entitled, "Slip and Fall Prevention Made Easy," as well as the book, "Falls Aren't Funny." Kendzior is the author of the "OSHA Self-Inspection Checklist" and has written numerous articles on slip-and-fall accident prevention.

Kendzior has been featured in many newspaper and magazine articles and has appeared on several nationally televised news programs including ABC News, Good Morning America, and Inside Edition. He has also been the focus of a documentary on floor safety aired by PBS stations nationwide.
Kendzior frequently lectures for various trade and professional associations including: the National Restaurant Association and the ISSA. He has also spoken before manufacturing groups representing the floor mat, floor care, and the floor coverings industries.

Kendzior has been an active participant in the creation of numerous walkway safety standards and is currently the Secretary of the ANSI B101 Safety Requirements for Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention committee, and is a voting member of four American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) committees (ASTM develops and publishes a wide range of industry safety standards). In 2005, Kendzior was appointed as a Technical Advisor to the Board of Delegates of the National Safety Council. He is a graduate of Bradley University with a BS in Mathematics.

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