According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2,905,500 recordable cases of workplace injuuries and 4,836 deaths were reported in 2015. Some number of these were preventable, and many were heat-related. Terry DeRise is the Manufacturing Director at Portacool, LLC for portable evaporative cooler manufacturing. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss hazard assessment and solution with Terry.
Terry DeRise is the Manufacturing Director for Portacool, LLC, where he oversees all Portacool portable evaporative cooler manufacturing. With 27 years of experience, he leads a team of 130 at Portacool’s East Texas manufacturing facility where he is a believer in proactive planning to reduce workplace risks for all employees.