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Terio Duran

Terio Duran

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Terio joined the ICW Group in 2008 and services Southern California. He is bilingual in English and Spanish, and specializes in food services, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, general industry, and ergonomics.

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Needle Stick Prevention Tips: Worker Safety in Recycling Facilities

January 29, 2018 by Terio Duran No comments

State law (H&SC §118286) in California makes it illegal for a person to knowingly dispose of home-generated sharps in their trash or containers used for the collection of solid waste, recyclable materials or green waste. Similar laws exist in many other …  Read more …

A Must Read if You Operate Forklifts – It Could Save Your Life!

May 19, 2017 by Terio Duran No comments

From 1980 to 1994 there were 1,021 fatalities due to forklift-related accidents per The National Traumatic Occupational Fatalities (NTOF) Surveillance System.The fatalities occurred as a result of the following types of accidents: Type of Accident Percentage of Accidents> Forklift overturns …  Read more …

Put Some Backbone into Your Safe Lifting Program: The Value of a Safety Lifting Policy

February 9, 2017 by Terio Duran No comments

The Bureau of Labor Statistics report that back injuries account for more than 40% of all musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace. Back injuries are also some of the costliest types of claims accounting for significant increases in workers’ compensation premiums …  Read more …

Laying Off or Firing an Employee? Do It With TLC.

January 26, 2015 by Terio Duran No comments

If we think back, way back, many of us can probably remember a time in our life when our boss called us in to tell us we were being laid off or let go from our job.  Being part of …  Read more …

Safe Work Practices for your Baler

September 5, 2014 by Terio Duran No comments

Balers can save a tremendous amount of time, money and energy by compacting card board and other materials down to manageable sizes.  If safe work practices are not followed, balers can be dangerous and cause severe injuries and even death. …  Read more …

Your Bobcat Skid-Steer Operators Need Safety Training Too!

October 14, 2013 by Terio Duran No comments

If your employees are using Bobcat skid-steer loaders, make sure that they have been provided with the appropriate safety training.  Even though the Bobcat looks like a harmless, cute little bundle of joy, it can be dangerous if operators are …  Read more …