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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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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 2 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 …

How often should forklift operators inspect their forklifts?

June 14, 2013 by Terio Duran No comments

OSHA requires daily pre-operational and operational inspections before placing forklifts into service.  This means that the operator should conduct a pre-start visual inspection with the forklift engine OFF and then conduct an operational check with the forklift engine ON. Documenting …  Read more …

Ladder Safety: 3 Point Contact

April 5, 2013 by Terio Duran No comments

One of the leading causes of death and serious injury on the job are falls from portable ladders. Whether you work in construction, manufacturing, or an office; falls from portable ladders can easily occur if you’re not maintaining a safe …  Read more …