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Dan Heinen, ASP

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Dan Heinen services the Illinois area.

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Springtime Construction Safety

March 20, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

With winter slipping away and as we ease into spring, we typically see construction projects kick into high gear. Often, these projects were started during winter and delayed by weather conditions, so the change to warmer weather and increased daylight …  Read more …

Thar She Blows! How to Drive Safely Under Windy Conditions

March 3, 2017 by Dan Heinen, ASP 1 comment

Recently, I was driving back from a meeting and got to encounter the “thrill” of not only rain, fog and traffic, but high cross winds. I’m not going to dive into detail about what high winds are since there is …  Read more …

Preparing your Equipment for Winter

December 15, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

With the first snow storms starting to show up across the country, thoughts of winter preparation should become part of your maintenance processes—this will help reduce loss time due to equipment malfunction.  For this post, I’ll be sharing a few …  Read more …

Updating Your Vehicles Part 2 Educating Your Drivers On the Risks of Hybrid/Electric Car Batteries

November 23, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

In my last blog, about updating your vehicles, I discussed considerations to make when buying or leasing new fleet vehicles. For part two of this series, I will be addressing safety hazards associated with an electric or a gas/electric hybrid vehicle.  While …  Read more …

Driving Risk During the Fall Harvest

November 7, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

Summer has gone, and around here we have gotten into harvest season. This means large slow equipment for the next several months on most of the secondary roads often times with minimal lighting (usually the SMV triangle or just flashing …  Read more …

Field and Equipment Fires During Harvest

November 3, 2016 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

During harvest, Farmers hope for dry weather conditions to help insure a quick and timely harvest. But with dry conditions the chance of fire also greatly increases. Stalks, leaves and grain dust can build up and with a heat source …  Read more …