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ODHS Concludes Successful First Year

Every construction project poses challenges and inherent risks to health and safety, but construction within active healthcare facilities raises risk to another level. Controlling airborne contaminants, infection and noise, while adapting life safety plans are critical, particularly when building or renovation is required near operating rooms or intensive care units. We launched Old Dominion Healthcare Services at the start of…

Five Safety Apps You Need On A Jobsite

When working on a jobsite, safety should be your number one priority. With the availability of cell phones and tablets on job sites, it has never been easier to make sure you and your team are safe on the job with a range of downloadable apps. These apps can provide real time information, safety tips, and opportunities for safety education….

Three Asbestos Facts You Need To Know

When you hear the word “asbestos”, what do you think? Do images of mold, possible sickness, and a long and expensive clean up come to mind? Not to worry, understanding asbestos is key to keeping your home or business safe from dangerous exposure. Here are three facts about asbestos: ASBESTOS IS ALL AROUND US You heard that right, there are…

Connecting with Tomorrow’s Talent

As a student approaches high school graduation, they are faced with perhaps one of the most important decisions of their early life: What to do next. For generations, it was believed that a four-year degree was the most surefire path to career success and stability. For the past 40 years enrollment in four-year climbed and climbed, but so did the…

Bringing ICRA Expertise to Healthcare Facility Construction

The Old Dominion Group is proud to announce the launch of Old Dominion Healthcare Services, a new division dedicated to bringing best-in-class ICRA containments and expertise to a wide range of hospital construction projects. ODHS is the culmination of over 20 years of experience working in active healthcare facilities building contaminants for asbestos remediation to protect patients and staff from…

ODG Creates New Operations Leadership Role

ODG is proud to announce the promotion of Nick Ivey to Vice President of Operations. In his new role, Nick will lead all aspects of ODG’s operating function, continue to maintain and grow a best-in-class operating team, and ensure jobs are completed safely, productively, and with the utmost quality. “We’re excited to put Nick in a positon to use his…

Project Focus: ODU New Chemistry Building

ODU’s New Chemistry Building provides a state-of-the-art facility that includes teaching and research facilities that will enhance the educational experience for students. Approximately 5,000 ODU students take Chemistry each year in preparation for most STEM-H majors. In the new building they will find undergraduate teaching laboratories, a tutoring/active learning center, cutting edge research laboratories, and faculty offices all under one…

As Summer draws to a close, our Interns look ahead.

It’s hard to believe the summer is almost over and that we’re saying goodbye to some of our interns. But, as they say, time flies when you’re having fun. Before our interns head back to school this fall, we took a moment to catch up with them so they could reflect on what they learned during their time at ODI….