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Building Safety Month Is Here

Practical Tips That Could Save Lives

Post Date:04/30/2014 6:10 PM

Join us during the month of May to learn about a number of important issues pertaining to what it takes to create and maintain safe and sustainable structures.

Each week will focus on a special topic and each week we will post links to a variety of relevant educational videos.  You can also watch them on Glendale's government access channel, GTV6.

Week One: Fire Safety

Defensible Space PSA
CAL FIRE Inspects for Defensible Space
Fire Safe Construction
Smoke Alarms Help Save Lives
Fire is Everyone’s Fight
Electrical Fire Safety Home Fire Sprinklers  

Week Two: Preparing for Earthquakes

Earthquake Preparedness
Earthquake Mitigation Saves Lives
Gingery Family is Totally Unprepared: Episode 1/3
Gingery Family is Totally Unprepared: Episode 2/3
Gingery Family is Totally Unprepared: Episode 3/3

Week Three: Identifying Potential Backyard Hazards

Drain Covers and Your Safety
Simple Steps to Safer Pools
Pool Safety PSA
Simple Steps Save Lives
Guidance to Compliance: Pool & Spa Safety Act  (8 videos in this series)
Pool Safely: Safety Drain Covers
Pool Safely Step 3: Pool and Spa Covers
Pool Safely Step 4: Alarms
Deck Safety
The Quality of Your Deck
Deck Safety Demonstration
Selecting a Professional Deck Builder


Week Four: How to Build a More Efficient Tomorrow
Lead-Safe Certified Remodeling
LEED Green Building
Energy Star Certified Homes


The Building and Safety staff at the City of Glendale is happy to help you learn more about these important topics. You can also visit the International Code Council Website for more resources and to learn more about Building Safety Month.

10 Important Tips for Fire Safety & Awareness
10 Important Tips for Disaster Safety & Mitigation
10 Important Tips for Backyard & Pool Safety
10 Important Tips for Green & Sustainable Building
Building Green - Living Better
Emergency Supply Checklist
Mold Prevention Tips
Pool, Spa & Hot Tub Safety
Safety First - Disaster Preparedness


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