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Dan Heinen, ASP

Dan Heinen, ASP

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Dan joined ICW Group in 2013 and provides risk management services in our Midwest and Eastern region (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee). Dan assists clients across a spectrum of industries, including transportation, healthcare, warehousing and distribution, manufacturing, and the construction industry. He also is a certified First Responder for hazmat; scaffold erector and dismantler, and lead abatement. Dan is also a member of our Industrial Hygiene team. Dan earned a B.S. in Environmental Sciences from Illinois State University, majoring in Occupational Safety with a minor in Environmental Health. His professional certifications include the Associate Safety Professional (ASP) designation. Dan is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, as well as Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).

Posts by Dan...

Steel Toe vs. Steel Plate

March 27, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP Comments off

Years ago in my previous occupation as an iron-worker, I was working for a state I live in. They routinely hired us to fabricate parts and do bridge repair. One this particular project I was working in the shop drilling …  Read more …

Shockingly Cold During the Winter Months

January 25, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

Now that it’s winter time, the humidity is lower than normal. Have you noticed that as you walk across the carpet to grab a doorknob, you felt a slight electric shock? How about when you opened the dryer door – …  Read more …

Winter Wind and Parking Lots

January 11, 2019 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

I wrote a blog in March 2017 called “Thar she blows! How to drive safely under windy conditions” and wanted to elaborate on that topic a bit more. Winter wind can pose different hazards than the same wind in spring-fall. …  Read more …

Summer Begins

June 13, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

With summer weather here for most of the country, BBQ’s, ball games, weekend trips, time on or near the water and other enjoyable outdoor activities will be taking place. For some parts of the country, these are seasonal activities and …  Read more …

Preparing for the Season

April 30, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

Across the country, as spring struggles to stick around, many contractors are gearing for hopefully a productive, safe and profitable year. With that in mind, it’s also a good time to review your safety policies and procedures, ensure your required …  Read more …

Rebar and Other Potential Impalement Hazards

April 10, 2018 by Dan Heinen, ASP No comments

With construction season in many parts of the country getting ready to start up again, I want to address the simple topic of “rebar caps.” OSHA standard 1926.701(B) states: Reinforcing steel. All protruding reinforcing steel, onto and into which employees …  Read more …