Celebrating Success in Building Safety

Week 5 – May 27 - 31

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Mission success! Week 5 of Building Safety Month 2024 highlights individuals and communities who are making a difference in building safety not just in May, but all year long. Here we also share celebrations and events from this year’s Building Safety Month, as well as highlights from the Code Council’s 30th anniversary.

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Individuals and Communities Spotlight

The building safety community includes passionate and dedicated individuals, organizations and communities made up of everyday citizens, governmental officials, engineers, code officials, plumbers and more. While no action is too small as we strive to build a safer tomorrow, here we’ve listed a few notable examples of excellence in building safety.

Do you have a building safety hero you'd like us to recognize? Click here to submit a request, or email us at communications@iccsafe.org.

Building Safety Month Celebrations and Events

In-person and virtual learning events for Building Safety Month are an effective way to help raise the profile of building safety professionals and the work they do in our communities, and highlight how building codes help keep us all safe. We want to hear from code professionals, building departments, teachers and community members like you on how you’re celebrating building safety!

Submit this form or send us an email at communications@iccsafe.org with pictures and a brief description of your event to be featured below!

  • In-person Building Safety Month events can range from educational events or construction site walkthroughs, to mock inspections or classroom presentations at a local school.
  • Virtual Building Safety Month events are easy to set up, more cost-effective and can be attended from the comfort of home.
  • Proclamation signing events are a great way to raise awareness for building safety in your community. Click here to submit a proclamation, and don’t forget to take pictures! Plus, new for 2024, we’ve created a Building Safety Month proclamation just for kids – click here to learn more.

International Code Council 30th Anniversary Highlight

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the International Code Council! To celebrate this historic milestone, we will be releasing an interactive timeline that includes major moments in Code Council history, a short documentary video that features important voices over the past 30 years, a special museum-style booth at our annual conference and more.

We'll be rolling out exciting initiatives all year long – stay tuned for more!

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