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Jose Gutierrez, CSP

Jose Gutierrez, CSP

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Jose joined the ICW Group team in September 2013 and provides risk management services in our central California coast region. Jose has a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from UC Santa Cruz and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Jose is fluent in English and Spanish, and provides clients with management and employee safety training on specialized topics. Personal Interests: Outside of work, Jose enjoys music and playing his drums and congas with friends, and in church. Family and community are important to Jose, and he volunteers for a variety of non-profit organizations.

Posts by Jose...

Communication: The Most Important Tool

November 7, 2014 by Jose Gutierrez, CSP No comments

I heard a funny story recently about a young man who needed to move a large lounge chair out of his apartment. The chair wasn’t too heavy, so he figured he could take care of it on his own. After …  Read more …

Use ICW Resources to take Ownership of your Risk Management Program

April 25, 2014 by Jose Gutierrez, CSP No comments

Recently a client asked me if it was okay to do all their annual safety training for their seasonal workers in one ½ hour training session. At first I thought he was kidding, so I asked for clarification, “Are you …  Read more …

Tire Failure Series: Bald Tires

February 21, 2014 by Jose Gutierrez, CSP No comments

Last month, our poll question was related to the number of accidents attributed to tire failure.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, this number is roughly 11,000 accidents annually.  With such a small number of accidents involved in …  Read more …

Tire Failure Series: Blowouts

February 14, 2014 by Jose Gutierrez, CSP No comments

The second type of tire failure is a blowout.  Tire blowouts occur when tire materials such as the rubber thread or the side wall fail due to over-inflation, neglect, incorrect repair, or excessive wear and age. If you are an …  Read more …

Tire Failure Series: Tire Separation

February 7, 2014 by Jose Gutierrez, CSP No comments

Tire separation occurs when the thread of a tire separates from the casing or body of the tire. This separation could just leave you with a flat tire; however, should this occur while the vehicle is in motion, it can …  Read more …