SMACNA is a proud sponsor of the International Code Council’s Building Safety Month, an international campaign to raise awareness about building safety. Topics are divided into weekly themes that focus on a specific safety area. The modules are available online and can be completed in any order and at a contractor’s or trade worker’s own pace.
Week 1: Energy and Innovation. Focus areas include energy efficiency and carbon reduction, resiliency, sustainability, innovation, and building green.
Week 2: Training the Next Generation. Focus areas include the importance of training and professional development, building careers for today’s generation, and mutual aid.
Week 3: Water Safety. Focus areas include backflow prevention, water efficiency, swimming pool and backyard water safety, winter water safety, and water conservation.
Week 4: Disaster Preparedness. Focus areas include building to the latest codes, preparing your family, safety first, and tops for dealing with fires and other disasters.