Maryland County enacts Building Safety Month, promotes building codes and home fire sprinklers

Por Fred Durso, Jr. Let’s all take a lesson from the good people of Montgomery County, Maryland. Public officials there have made safety a priorityso much so that they’ve officially deemed May Building Safety Month. This year’s theme isResilient Communities Start With Building Codes.This proclamation aims to raise awareness on a variety of topics, including resilient construction and fire prevention. “Often it is not until after a disaster that residents are made aware of the importance of building codes,” said Diane Schwartz Jones, director of the county’s Department of Permitting Services, in an article that appeared on a government and public real

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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