Tony O’Dea is Vice President, Director, Corporate Safety for Gilbane Building Company, where he directs the company’s construction safety program. Tony also represents Gilbane Building Company as a member of the AGC National Safety Committee, he is a voting member of the American National Standards A10 Construction Standards Development Committee, Chair of the National Construction Safety Executives, and a member of the AGC Safety Committees of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Tony holds credentials as a Certified Safety Professional, and Construction Health and Safety Technician, as well as Engineer in Training certification. Tony has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University, where he developed and instructed the Fundamentals of Construction Safety and Health through University College for 10 years, and has been a guest lecturer in Construction Safety at University of Florida, Roger Williams University, and Harvard University as well as for the American Society of Safety Engineers, the Associated General Contractors of R.I., and the Associated Builders and Contractors of R.I. . Tony has been working in the Construction industry for over 30 years in various positions as project engineer, surveyor, superintendent, and project manager.

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Problem Fixing and Not Problem Solving

I live in an old house, most probably built in the early 1800’s, with doors that don’t close, roof that leak and floors that squeak. My solution? A little WD 40, a little more ‘goop’ around the chimney, and shave a little off the jamb, and, I’ve fixed the problem. Of course it works, but only for a ...
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