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Building Safety Month 2017

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May is National Building Safety Month and is sponsored by the International Code Council (ICC).

Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures. The campaign reinforces the need for adoption of modern, model building codes, a strong and efficient system of code enforcement and a well-trained, professional workforce to maintain the system.

The campaign is presented by the ICC and its 57,000 members worldwide along with a diverse partnership of professionals from the building construction, design and safety community. Corporations, government agencies, professional associations, nonprofits and more come together to support Building Safety Month because they understand the need for safe and sustainable structures where we live, work and play.

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Week 1 2017 Week 2 2017Week 3 2017 Week 4 2017

2017's Weekly Themes (click on an icon above to see the full content):
Week One May 1-7 Mentoring the Next Generation of Building Professionals

Week Two May 8-14 Building Design Solutions for All Ages

Week Three May 15-21 Manage the Damage - Preparing for Natural Disasters

Week Four May 22-28 Investing in Technology for Safety, Energy & Water Efficiency