TITLE

International Code Council checks September 11-rooted building improvements

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Concrete Products;Sep2011, Vol. 114 Issue 9, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the building safety and fire prevention codes of the International Code Council (ICC) based in Washington, D.C. Gary Lewis of ICC mentions that the building safety and fire prevention code were evaluated to save lives and reduce property damage during natural disasters. It states the ICC has committee for the September 11, 2011 terrorist attacks in the World Trade Center in New York City which composed of code enforcement officials and fire protection engineers.
ACCESSION #
66819248

 

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