Building Safety Month is a national public safety awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe, resilient, affordable and energy-efficient homes and buildings. Each week in May, the Building Inspections Department will provide helpful safety tips to protect residents in the buildings where they live, learn, work and play.
Weekly themes during Building Safety Month include:
Week 1 - May 1 - 5, Preparing for Disasters: Build Strong, Build Smart
Week 2 - May 6-12, Ensuring a Safer Future Through Training and Education
Week 3 - May 13-19, Securing Clean, Abundant Water for All Communities
Week 4 - May 20-26, Construction Professionals and Homeowners: Partners in Safety
Week 5 - May 27-31, Innovations in Building Safety
Week 3 - Securing Clean, Abundant Water for All Communities
Clean water is the world’s most precious commodity. The World Health Organization estimates 844 million people lack basic drinking-water service. Building, plumbing and green codes help guard this precious commodity for future generations through proper construction, conservation and safe disposal. Read on...