Minneapolis’ Opus Group names director of safety management

Minneapolis’ The Opus Group has promoted Josh Babiasz to director of safety management. In his new role, Babiasz will lead the overall coordination of all safety operations, including the development, implementation and administration of safety programs, practices and procedures.

Babiasz will continue to work closely with safety field leadership, operations leadership, risk management and legal team members to integrate safe work practices through all phases of a project. He will also continue his oversight of Opus jobsites across the country on a regular basis, where he will perform workplace safety audits, develop safety-training programs for supervisory personnel and diligently promote safety accountability for all associates.

Babiasz earned a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering from Marquette University. He is a certified Construction Health and Safety Technician and an Occupational Safety and Health Administration-authorized trainer. He also serves as a member of the internal management team that is responsible for establishing and executing best safety practices and quality control on all Opus projects.