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Building Inspection Helps Homes Weather Storms - 13WMAZ

Thu, 05/23/2013 - 06:27

Building Inspection Helps Homes Weather Storms
13WMAZ
Every home that goes up in Houston County, goes through the office of Tim Andrews, chief building inspector. He and his team follow a residential building code that's three inches thick, but he says the bottom line on homes withstanding storms boils ...

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Building Inspection Helps Homes Weather Storms - 13WMAZ

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 20:41

Building Inspection Helps Homes Weather Storms
13WMAZ
Seeing those images may make you think about your own home and how much it's built to withstand. Every home that goes up in Houston County, goes through the office of Tim Andrews, chief building inspector. He and his team follow a residential building ...

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New Fire App Rates Building Blaze Risk - Western Queens Gazette

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 17:59

New Fire App Rates Building Blaze Risk
Western Queens Gazette
The Risk Based Inspection System application ranks the risk of fire at buildings by collecting criteria such as age, construction material, whether the building has a working sprinkler system, when it was last inspected and its history of violations ...

St. Lucie County launches online database that tracks building inspections - TCPalm

Tue, 05/21/2013 - 16:13

St. Lucie County launches online database that tracks building inspections
TCPalm
“This is the first of many planned improvements to our level of service in an effort to make it easier to do business with St. Lucie County,” said Building and Code Regulations Manager Monica Graziani. The new online service provides a list of daily ...

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Fire inspector job debated in the Town of Niagara - Niagara Gazette

Mon, 05/20/2013 - 07:03

Fire inspector job debated in the Town of Niagara
Niagara Gazette
The building inspections department's man hours were drastically reduced at the beginning of the year, with three full-time employees being slashed to one full-time clerk and a part-time inspector working 18 hours a week. Richards said even last year ...

Exclusive: Bangladesh factory banned by Wal-Mart still makes Wrangler shirts - Reuters

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 21:07

Exclusive: Bangladesh factory banned by Wal-Mart still makes Wrangler shirts
Reuters
Their task is made tougher by a lack of robust safety rules, a severe shortage of trained building inspectors and equipment needed to make proper safety assessments, and widespread concerns about corruption. "RED LIST". Wal-Mart told Reuters on Friday ...

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Jerome Loses Electronically Stored Building Inspections - Twin Falls Times-News

Sun, 05/19/2013 - 08:01

Jerome Loses Electronically Stored Building Inspections
Twin Falls Times-News
Buildings inspections are required prior to receiving a Certificate of Occupancy (CO), which indicates that a building is in a suitable condition for people to work or reside in it safely. Multiple inspections from both city and state officials are ...

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City contracts out with the building inspector it laid off - The Shawano Leader

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 05:16

City contracts out with the building inspector it laid off
The Shawano Leader
Shawano's former full-time building inspector is officially back on the job this week, performing the same duties but as a contractor. Mike Miller was one of eight city employees who lost their jobs in January as a result of budget-tightening measures ...

Drive to fix responsibility for violation of building norms - The Hindu

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 18:18

The Hindu

Drive to fix responsibility for violation of building norms
The Hindu
A list of 21 officials, including a former corporation secretary, a corporation engineer, a town planning officer, an assistant executive engineer and a few building inspectors of the local body responsible for issuing building permits and other ...

Elgin Tower Building facing new elevator check deadline - Elgin Courier News

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 17:32

Elgin Tower Building facing new elevator check deadline
Elgin Courier News
According to Community Development Director Marc Mylott, the building is in compliance until June 1. If the inspections are not completed before then, the city will initiate actions similar to what it threatened to do in February before the Tower ...

Wal-Mart to Tighten Inspection Standards at Bangladesh Factories - Fox Business

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 20:58

Bloomberg

Wal-Mart to Tighten Inspection Standards at Bangladesh Factories
Fox Business
Amid growing outcry stemming from last month's building collapse that killed more than 1,200 people, Wal-Mart (WMT) said Tuesday it will raise inspection standards and provide “full transparency of safety conditions” in all of its supply-chain ...
Walmart announces plan to raise inspection standards and provide full ...PR Newswire (press release)
Wal-Mart to Inspect All 279 Bangladesh Supplier FactoriesBloomberg
Wal-Mart to inspect Bangladesh factories, release resultsNBCNews.com
Wall Street Journal -ClaimsJournal.com -Voice of America
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Wal-Mart to Inspect All 279 Bangladesh Supplier Factories - Bloomberg

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 20:27

Bloomberg

Wal-Mart to Inspect All 279 Bangladesh Supplier Factories
Bloomberg
Instead, in the wake of the deadly Rana Plaza building collapse, the world's largest retailer announced it would make public safety inspections at all of its suppliers' authorized factories in Bangladesh. Labor groups say that measure falls short of ...
Wal-Mart Lays Out Own Bangladesh Safety PlanWall Street Journal
European, US retailers split on Bangladesh reform planReuters
Walmart to Inspect Bangladesh Factories - VOAVoice of America
Raw Story -ABC News -ABC Online
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Walmart announces plan to raise inspection standards and provide full ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 19:59

Bloomberg

Walmart announces plan to raise inspection standards and provide full ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Visual inspection of building for indications of structural distress. Review of building use as compared to conditions established in fire certificate for the building. Walmart retained engineers and other trained professionals to perform these ...
Wal-Mart to Inspect All 279 Bangladesh Supplier FactoriesBloomberg
Wal-Mart to inspect Bangladesh factories, release resultsNBCNews.com
Wal-Mart Lays Out Own Bangladesh Safety PlanWall Street Journal
Voice of America -ClaimsJournal.com -ABC Online
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Judge: Fix 'unsafe' apartment building or find tenants other homes - Seacoastonline.com

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 19:10

Judge: Fix 'unsafe' apartment building or find tenants other homes
Seacoastonline.com
Jason Page, code enforcement officer for the City of Portsmouth, left, and Larry Dukes, a building contractor, inspect an apartment in disrepair at 78 Bridge St. in Portsmouth on Monday.Deb Cram/dcram@seacoastonline.com. of 10 clicks used this month ...

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Mt. Sterling to use county building inspectors - Record Herald

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 15:22

Mt. Sterling to use county building inspectors
Record Herald
Nearby Mount Sterling, in Madison County, recently found itself without a building inspector, so rather than continue working with costly outside contractors from Columbus, the village contacted its neighbor to the south for a hand. "We're on a ...

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City: Downtown building houses illegal, 'unsafe' apartments - Seacoastonline.com

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 06:05

City: Downtown building houses illegal, 'unsafe' apartments
Seacoastonline.com
The notice to the property owners also includes a report by electrical inspector Scott Young, who wrote that removal and replacement of all wiring is needed for the building to meet code. "The derelict condition of all wiring seen, combined with lack ...

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So Now You Need a 'Special Inspection' for Local Law 11 Work? Oy, What's That? - Habitat magazine

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 04:09

Habitat magazine

So Now You Need a 'Special Inspection' for Local Law 11 Work? Oy, What's That?
Habitat magazine
While the term "special inspection" has been in the Uniform Building Code since 1961, it took on greater significance after the collapse of the Hyatt Regency walkway in Kansas City in 1981, which killed 114 people. Special inspection requirements were ...

City allows Honolulu homeowners to hire private inspectors for solar ... - Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 06:35

City allows Honolulu homeowners to hire private inspectors for solar ...
Pacific Business News (Honolulu)
On Thursday, the city said that it now allows Oahu residents to hire qualified private contractors to do building inspections on PV systems installed on homes. “Home photovoltaic systems have become hugely popular, and this new program will give ...
City Helps Expedite Home Photovoltaic SystemsHawaii Reporter

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May is Building Safety Month in Cape Girardeau - Southeast Missourian

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 17:04

Southeast Missourian

May is Building Safety Month in Cape Girardeau
Southeast Missourian
Mayor Harry Rediger issued a proclamation during the May 6 City Council meeting honoring May as Building Safety Month in Cape Girardeau. Battalion Chief/Fire Marshall Brian Shaffer and Inspection Services Director Tim Morgan accept the Building Safety ...

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Building inspector announces new rules - Circleville Herald

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 05:56

Building inspector announces new rules
Circleville Herald
Effective May 1, the Pickaway County Building Department will require plan approval and inspections for replacements of furnaces, air conditioners, water heaters and roofs in unincorporated areas of Pickaway County and in municipalities served by the ...

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