Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month  2019

McKinney Celebrates Building Safety Month in May

Building Safety Month is a national public safety awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe, resilient, affordable and energy-efficient homes and buildings. Each week in May, the Building Inspections Department will provide helpful safety tips to protect residents in the buildings where they live, learn, work and play. 

Weekly themes during Building Safety Month include:

  • Week 1 - May 1 - 5, Preparing for Disasters: Build Strong, Build Smart
  • Week 2 - May 6-12, Ensuring a Safer Future Through Training and Education
  • Week 3 - May 13-19, Securing Clean, Abundant Water for All Communities
  • Week 4 - May 20-26, Construction Professionals and Homeowners: Partners in Safety
  • Week 5 - May 27-31, Innovations in Building Safety

Week 4 - Construction Professional and Homeowners: Partners in Safety

Whether you are going through a minor remodeling job or major construction, the code official wants your project to be a success. Building safety professionals play a major role in keeping the public safe. They can also help avoid potential problems that could put you at risk and cost you time and money. Read on...