The past 10 years have brought significant advances in the field of reliable walkway slip analysis. At the same time, the inertia of decades of questionable analysis methods has not been overcome. Many “experts” still rely upon these questionable methods. This presentation, which features numerous case studies, takes an in-depth look at methodologies, research, standards, and practical applications of tribometer testing. A brief review of litigation considerations will be discussed as well.
Who Should Attend
What You Will Learn
John Leffler is a Georgia Tech mechanical engineer and a licensed Professional Engineer in 10 states. He is Board-certified in forensic engineering, with 130+ slip/fall investigations. Mr. Leffler is Vice-Chair of the ASTM pedestrian/walkway safety standards committee, and is Technical Contact for several standards. He also manufactures walkway tribometers.
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