The commission’s report found that the CTV building was given a green sticker after being inspected by just three building officials, none of whom was an engineer. The commission recommended that in the future, only trained building safety evaluators be authorized to inspect buildings after earthquakes, and that government agencies should research how to account for aftershocks.
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Office tower felled by NZ quake poorly built: report
‘DEVASTATING’:One survivor of the collapse said that the building shook when trucks drove by and had cracks in the walls, adding she hoped those responsible face charges
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