Building Safety Month: Preventing Disaster in the Grandstands

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  The International Code Council’s Building Safety Month is well underway and this week’s Safety Theme is Disaster Safety and Mitigation. While this week’s theme focuses on Natural Disasters including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and more – we want to help you prevent a disaster on your playing field with grandstand and seating safety precautions. First, we want to…

Spring Season: Take Me Out to the Ballgame

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  Guest Author, Travis Thompson of the Ohio School Plan I was attending my first high school baseball game of the spring last week when something caught my eye. Another family was there watching their oldest son play. Their twin boys, age three, were entertaining the crowd like all three year old twins do. The action on the field was…

Building Safety Month: An Introduction to the ICC

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  The International Code Council (ICC) has dubbed May Building Safety Month. The International Code Council, a non-profit established in 1994, is a member-focused association dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build, and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable affordable and resilient structures.  These codes are a set of comprehensive, coordinated building safety and…