Building Safety Month Proclamation
Building Safety Month Kickoff with the Birmingham Barons
Recognizing the men and women who play an important role in public safety by ensuring the buildings we occupy are built safe! During the month of May, a number of leaders in industry and regulatory compliance will actively take part in Building Safety Month (BSM), as established by the International Code Council (ICC). A public awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures, Building Safety Month 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 Code Council will present a Building Safety Month Kickoff event with the Birmingham Barons taking on the Mississippi Braves at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6th at Regions Field located at 1401 1st Ave South, Birmingham, Ala. The Birmingham Barons — a Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox — are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Ala., that play most of their games at Regions Field.nment 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.
To assist Alabama municipalities & counties with the organization & maintenance of adequate code enforcement departments, codes, & ordinances.
To develop courses of instruction concerning new materials & methods of construction in cooperation with recognized education institutions & to promote proper interpretation, enforcement, & administration of codes & ordinances.
To assemble with other government officials & organized groups concerned with codes & ordinances to exchange ideas & to discuss mutual concerns
A charter chapter of the International Code Council
To improve the prestige of code enforcement officials by the promotion of high standards of efficiency in the administration of building, housing, plumbing, electrical, & related codes & ordinances through continued education & training.
To promote maximum safety for life, health, & property at minimum building cost through education and training of code enforcement officials.
To create a better public understanding & appreciation of the proper administration of building, housing, plumbing, electrical, & related codes & ordinances, & their importance to the safety, welfare, & prosperity of the municipality & county.