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Author Kendzior, Russell J.

Title Falls aren't funny : America's multi-billion-dollar slip-and-fall crisis / Russell J. Kendzior
Published Lanham, Md. : Government Institutes, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 224 pages) : illustrations
Contents Safety culture -- The slip-and-fall problem -- Floors, mats, and cleaners -- Footwear -- Bathtubs and showers -- The insurance industry and fraud -- The legal industry -- Codes, standards, and regulations : what's it all about? -- How and what to measure
Summary 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 infor
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Subject Falls (Accidents) -- United States.
Accident Prevention -- methods.
Accidental Falls -- economics.
Accidental Falls -- prevention & control.
Ergonomics -- methods.
Liability, Legal.
United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009051556
ISBN 1605906824 (electronic bk.)
9781605906829 (electronic bk.)