City of Alexandria Celebrates Building Safety Month with May 6 Kick-Off Event

SOURCE: Alexandria City



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Celebrate building safety and the professionals who help keep us safe. Join the City of Alexandria on May 6 for the Building Safety Month Kick-Off Event at Market Square, 301 King Street, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign offered each year to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create and sustain safe and sustainable structures. This year’s theme is Building Codes: Driving Growth through Innovation, Resilience and Safety.

The free event will include a proclamation by Mayor Allison Silberberg and remarks by City Manager Mark Jinks, followed by lunch and exhibits from City departments and the local building community. The event also features a free training session, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., on the current International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, issued in 2012. The training is provided by the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals. To attend, please RSVP to quenten.giles@alexandriava.gov.

Founded by the International Code Council, Building Safety Month is celebrated by jurisdictions worldwide during the month of May. The campaign 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.

For more information about Building Safety Month and the May 6 kick-off event, visit alexandriava.gov/Code.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail Sherita.Moore@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4188 (Virginia Relay 711).

For more information, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at andrea.blackford@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3959.

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This news release is available at www.alexandriava.gov/91542.



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