BuildingReports, the leader in web-based inspection reporting, announced today that it is proud to sponsor Building Safety Month this May. The theme, “An International Celebration of Safe and Sensible Structures” highlights four areas: Energy and Green Building; Disaster Safety and Mitigation; Fire Safety and Awareness; and Backyard Safety.
“BuildingReports is pleased to be participating in this very important initiative,” said Brett Brewster, CEO of BuildingReports. “We are committed to building safety and fire prevention and this event is a great opportunity to remind Building Owners and Managers that code required inspections of their fire & life safety systems can help save lives by ensuring that all devices for these systems are in proper working condition.”
Across the nation, leaders and communities are promoting Building Safety Month and the best way to protect lives and property. When you enter a house or building, most likely you assume that it was properly constructed and safe. Fortunately, your local safety experts work hard to assure building safety and fire prevention every day.
Building safety and fire prevention codes address all aspects of construction, such as structural soundness of buildings, reliability of fire prevention and suppression systems, plumbing and mechanical systems, and energy efficiency and sustainability. To ensure buildings are safe requires the active participation of building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, builders, engineers and others in the construction industry, as well as property owners.
Over the last two years, nearly 4,000 people and more than 70 jurisdictions from across the United States have participated in and supported Building Safety Month. The International Code Council Foundation (ICCF), the non-profit subsidiary of the International Code Council (ICC), sponsors Building Safety Month.