This year is the 40th anniversary of Building Safety Month, which is an international campaign to raise awareness about building safety. The theme is SAFER Buildings, SAFER Communities, SAFER World with a different focus each week.
Week 1 is Disaster Preparedness
Week 2 is Water Safety
Week 3 is Resiliency, Sustainability and Innovation
Week 4 is Training the Next Generation
The International Code Council (ICC) and their partners have put together a Tool Kit for communities to use to promote Building Safety Month. The kit includes information to educate your community, issue a proclamation, promotional materials, safety tips and a kids corner. Visit BuildingSafetyMonth.org for more information and materials to celebrate Building Safety Month in your community.