Fire Codes and Standards: FEMA Supports 33rd Annual Building Safety Month

05/15/2013
This May, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is supporting the 33rd annual Building Safety Month to promote the importance of high building standards, protecting the environment, and saving energy. For the third consecutive year, President Obama has proclaimed May as National Building Safety Month to underscore that safe building codes and standards have an essential role in decreasing the impacts of disasters. Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign focused on public outreach and education to increase the overall safety and sustainability of buildings through the adoption of model building codes and promotion of code enforcement. An assortment of theme-related co...

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