Get to know the Traction Expert, Russ Kendzior
AUTHORITY, EDUCATOR, CONSULTANT
Russell Kendzior is a leading authority, educator and industry safety consultant to the manufacturing, insurance, and safety industries. Internationally recognized slip, trip, and fall expert and author, Mr. Kendzior specializes in slip, trip and fall cases and has represented both defense and plaintiff attorneys.Consult With Russ
ENTREPRENEUR AND FOUNDER OF THE NFSI
As the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), he is recognized worldwide as one of the leading safety experts specializing in slip, trip-and-fall prevention. As President of Traction Experts, Inc. Mr. Kendzior has consulted with numerous fortune 500 corporations and has been retained as an expert witness on more than 1,000 slip, trip, and fall lawsuits. As the founder of Traction Plus, Inc., Mr. Kendzior is the father of the slip and fall prevention industry and was the first to develop a comprehensive line of slip and fall prevention products known as the “Safe Surface System” which included floor safety treatments and cleaners, High-Traction floor polishes, bathtub safety treatments, slip-resistant footwear, pop-open wet floor signs, and industrial use safety matting.Learn About NFSI
SPEAKER, AUTHOR, PODCASTER AND MEDIA GUEST
Sought nationwide as a safety consultant, public speaker, and expert witness, Mr. Kendzior is the author of three best selling books on accident prevention entitled: “Slip and Fall Prevention Made Easy”, “Fall’s Aren’t Funny” and “Floored! Real-Life Stories from a Slip and Fall Expert Witness.” Mr. Kendzior has written a wide range of articles on the subject of floor safety and has made numerous media appearances.Check Out Russ In The Media
After years of effort, Russ Kendzior invents the first do-it-yourself floor safety treatment and maintenance products called TP-321 and TP-421.
Traction Plus, Inc., introduced the first, patented, spring-activated pop-open wet floor sign called the “Safety Tent.” That same year the company introduced SlipShield industrial floor matting.
In partnership with Wal-Mart Stores USA, Traction Plus, Inc., introduced the Traction Plus® TRED SAFE® line of slip-resistant footwear.
The Traction Plus family of products grows to include the SlipShield line of commercial floor finishes.
Traction Plus, Inc., becomes the largest provider of slip and fall prevention products in North America.
Traction Plus, Inc., develops the SlipSield® High-Traction slip-on shoe cover.
Traction Plus, Inc. established a consulting and Expert Witness division.
In conjunction with the German manufacturer Elcon GmbH, Russ Kendzior develops the first self-propelled walkway slip resistance test device known as the Universal Walkway Tester (UWT) which hits the market in 1998.
“Slip and Fall Prevention Made Easy” is published.
Traction Plus, Inc., spins off its consulting division which becomes Traction Experts, Inc.
“Fall’s Aren’t Funny is published and soon becomes an Amazon best seller.
“Floored! Real-Life Stories from a Slip and Fall Expert Witness is published.
“The Slip and Fall Guy” Podcast first airs.
The Slip and Fall podcast goes international and is re-named “The Safety Matters Show.”