How can owners and occupiers of buildings know they are safe?  What are the rules and requirements for assessing damaged buildings?  How serious does an aftershock need to be in order for previously damaged buildings to be rechecked? How is it possible for engineers to reach different conclusions about the safety of buildings?

Read more here:  Lack of Clarity around Engineering Assessments

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