Let's secure safety of wall made of blocks

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  •  We observed a seismic intensity of 7 by Kumamoto earthquake in the Kumamoto, Kumamoto district on April 14, 2016 and 16th in 2016 and observed shaking that was higher than a seismic intensity of 4 100 times or more. Under the influence of this earthquake, many walls made of blocks collapsed in wide area of Kumamoto.

 We block up road, and wall made of blocks which collapsed disturbs evacuation and rescue operation of victim. We provide casualties by past earthquakes such as Miyagi offing earthquake of 1978 and Nishikata, Fukuoka offing earthquake of 2005, Kumamoto earthquake of 2016. In addition, it is resulted in victim by earthquake of North Osaka of June 18, 2018.

 Wall made of blocks has securing of privacy and roles such as crime prevention, but may become weapon threatening life at the time of earthquake. Wall made of blocks is individual property, and management in responsibility of owner is necessary.

 As for the general wall made of blocks, standard is established with Ministry of Construction notification No. 1355 in 8 and 2000 of Building Standard Act enforcement order Article 62. Let's secure safety of wall made of blocks.


◆When you perform safe check of existing wall made of blocks, please utilize the following materials.

※When the risk is confirmed as a result of safe check, you perform attention indication to nearby passing traffic immediately, and please perform repair or removal.
◆Person making wall made of blocks, please refer to the following from now on.
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◆Reference about wall made of blocks

 (1)Telephone consultation counter

  1. Specific administrative agency (], Kumamoto-shi, Yatsushiro-shi, Amakusa-shi including each Kumamoto [Regional Administrative Headquarters)

  2. Building affiliates

    List of telephone consultation counters (PDF: 283.5 kilobytes) We open with the other window



 (2)On-site inspection consultation counter (pay)

  1. On-site inspection <viewing> of wall made of blocks

    2. On-site inspection <visual investigation and detailed investigation> of wall made of blocks



 (3)The dismantling, repair consultation counters such as walls made of blocks



 (4)Each municipalities-adaptive window



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