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Week Five of Building Safety Month: Sharing Success Stories

May 28, 2024
The 44th Annual Building Safety Month wraps up by recognizing individuals and communities who excel in building safety initiatives.
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WASHINGTON, DC — The final week of the International Code Council’s Building Safety Month campaign recognizes the individuals and communities who excel in building safety initiatives.   

Week Five: Celebrating Success in Building Safety shares stories of exceptional individuals and communities that are dedicated to building safety initiatives not only in May, but all year long. This week also features celebrations and events that took place during this year’s Building Safety Month, as well as highlights from the Code Council’s 30th anniversary. 

Combined Efforts

"As Building Safety Month draws to a close, we acknowledge that our changing world relies on the combined efforts of many,” said Stuart Tom, CBO, President of the Code Council Board of Directors. “We all have the power to make a difference as proven by the actions highlighted this week. From citizens to engineers to governmental officials, no action is too small, and it’s important to celebrate any success in building safety as we embrace the future.”

The American Gas Association is the foundation sponsor of 2024 Building Safety Month. Week Five is sponsored by the American Concrete Institute and National Multifamily Housing Council. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.iccsafe.org/advocacy/building-safety-month/bsm-sponsors/.   

“AGA is once again proud to be a Foundation Sponsor of the Code Council’s Building Safety Month held each May. AGA has been a leader in advancing safety codes and standards across the industry to help protect customers, communities and employees, while continuing to deliver the reliable energy Americans expect,” said Karen Harbert, AGA president and CEO. “We have an extensive history partnering with the Code Council and our support for Building Safety Month continues to demonstrate that ongoing partnership.”

To Learn More

More information about Building Safety Month, including downloadable resources to help support Building Safety Month, can be found at www.iccsafe.org/advocacy/building-safety-month/building-safety-month/

Communities have been issuing proclamations declaring May 2024 as Building Safety Month. View the proclamations or submit one at www.iccsafe.org/advocacy/building-safety-month/2024-proclamations-form/.

To participate in Building Safety Month:

  • Join the Code Council on social media and help spread the word using hashtag #BuildingSafety365 
  • Download the promotional toolkit to promote Building Safety Month 
  • Discover resources for planning Building Safety Month events
  • Get kids involved and visit the Kids Corner for more resources

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