Council Proclaims May 2017 as International Building Safety Month

May 3, 2017 @ 08:07

At the Council Meeting of May 2nd, Municipal Council made the following proclamation:

Whereas May 201 7 is recognized as International Building Safety Month,

And whereas the Municipalities of Ontario are encouraged to support and recognize the critical role their Building Departments and Building Officials play in maintaining and improving public safety,

And whereas the Municipal Building Departments of Ontario have been involved in extensive training upgrades to meet the new regulatory requirements of the Ontario Building Code Act,

And whereas the Ontario Building Association continually represents the needs of Building Departments and their Municipalities,

And whereas the Ontario Building Association has developed an Official International Building Safety Month promotional poster to promote the profession of Building Official,

And whereas this council deems it appropriate to recognize the dedication and commitment of its Building Department Staff,

Be it therefore resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Wawa proclaims May 2017 as International Building Safety Month, hereby and further, it acknowledges the professionalism of its Building Officials and their dedication to Public Safety.

International Building Safety Month

This year’s theme is Code Officials— Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.

Weekly Themes

WEEK ONE // May 1-7, 2017
Mentoring the Next Generation of Building Professionals

WEEK TWO // May 8-14, 2017
Building Design Solutions for All Ages

WEEK THREE // May 15-21, 2017
Manage the Damage – Preparing for Natural Disasters

WEEK FOUR // May 22-28, 2017
Investing in Technology for Safety, Energy & Water Efficiency

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