The International Building Code establishes the minimum requirements for all materials used in the construction of buildings and structures. As such, resilience and safety are at the core of its goal, ensuring that all materials used in construction are rigorously tested and vetted.
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Plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning professionals are one of the most important lines of defense we have for protecting us from the threat of harm from microscopic organisms.
Poorly constructed garment factories, resulting in incidents where thousands have been killed and injured, have led to a growing movement for a safer built environment in Bangladesh.