Instructions for surveying the buildings and structures damaged as a consequence of emergencies, hostilities, and terrorist attacks

Scientific Advisory Board of the Public Union “Interstate Consultants Engineers Guild” has adopted Instructions for surveying the buildings and structures damaged as a consequence of emergencies, hostilities, and terrorist attacks and recommends it to specialists carrying out inspections of buildings and structures and to clients when issuing orders for conducting such inspections.

The Instructions define specialties of inspecting buildings, structures, and facilities damaged as a result of emergencies, hostilities, or terrorist attacks, which is performed in compliance with the “Procedure of inspecting the commissioned construction facilities,” approved by the Cabinet of Ministries Decree No. 257 of 12.04.2017, with a purpose to decide whether it is possible to continue operation of such facilities and develop recovery measures by the inspectors.

While surveying the damaged facilities with industry specifics, the inspector can be guided by these Instructions and take into account the Technique of surveying the buildings and structures damaged as a consequence of emergencies, hostilities, and terrorist attacks, other regulations (in occupational safety and fire safety sectors), and also building codes and national standards in a corresponding field.