Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan) announces they have hired Justin Azbill as the firm’s new Director of Safety. Azbill joins the Callahan team with over 18 years of experience in the safety industry.

Azbill joins Callahan’s leadership team after four years at JC Cannistraro, LLC in Watertown, MA, where he served as the Director of Environmental Health & Safety.  Previously, he held Safety Management roles at Suffolk Construction and Kewit Infrastructure. He is a graduate of Johnson County Community College in Kansas, where he studied Fire Science. Azbill also holds over 15 safety training certifications.

“I look forward to the opportunity to lead Callahan’s safety team, and further ensure safety throughout our office and job sites” stated Azbill. “Callahan’s previous safety record – winning 12 S.T.E.P Safety Gold Awards from ABC – demonstrates the company’s commitment to safety in the field, and I intend to continue this commitment.”

As Director of Safety, Azbill has been tasked with leading a team of safety professionals and ensuring both the office and each job site is compliant with OSHA, state, local and industry-specific regulations.  He will lead Callahan’s safety team as they provide programs on necessary safety training, including safety orientations, skill training, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, hazardous material disposal procedures, and the use of protective equipment.

Azbill has been recognized for his excellence in Safety Management. He is the recipient of the 2018 Mechanical Contractors Association of America’s Safety Professional of the Year, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Patriot Employer Award, and OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program’s STAR Award. 

“Justin’s prior experience managing safety at large construction firms make him an outstanding addition to the Callahan organization,” said Pat Callahan, President of Callahan. “Safety is a top priority at Callahan, and we look forward to incorporating Justin’s safety industry expertise in trainings and across all project sites.”

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