By earthquake (M6.1) centering on North Osaka that occurred on June 18, 2018, collapse of wall made of blocks occurred, and danger of wall made of blocks which did not meet standard was recognized again. Standard established by law is to wall made of blocks, and the safe security is responsibility of owner.

 

As you attach check list of wall made of blocks which Osaka Prefecture made as follows, please carry out check in reference to this.

"Let's check wall made of blocks!" Leaflet. pdf [137KB pdf file] 

When the risk is confirmed, as a result of safe check, prompt attention indication to neighborhood passing traffic and repair, removal are necessary.

 

In addition, consultation counter about wall made of blocks was established in Osaka Prefecture. When there is consultation, please consult about wall made of blocks to the following contact information.

Consultation counter of Osaka Prefecture

 ●Osaka Prefecture house town development department architecture Curriculum and Guidance Section examination Facility Planning Division confirmation, inspection group

    Time from 9:00 to 18:00 (until Monday through Friday) of consultation counter

    Phone number 06-6941-0351 (main phone number)
           (extension number 3026, 4323)
         06-6210-9724 (dial-in)

    Osaka Prefecture homepage: http://www.pref.osaka.lg.jp/kenshi_shinsa/burokkubei_soudan/index.html

 

Private consultation counter

●Osaka building Disaster Control Center 

    From time 10:00 of consultation counter to 16:30 (until Monday through Friday)

    Phone number 06-6942-0190

●Association of general Osaka Prefecture authorized architect office

    Time from 10:00 to 17:00 (until Monday through Friday) of consultation counter

    Phone number 06-6946-7065

●Nonprofit foundation Osaka Prefecture authorized architect society

    Time from 13:00 to 16:00 (until Monday through Friday) of consultation counter

    Phone number 06-6947-1966

●Nonprofit foundation Japan Institute of Architects Kinki Branch

    Time from 10:00 to 17:00 (until Monday through Friday) of consultation counter

    Phone number 06-6229-3371 (we have you contact phone number of mention and make consultation correspondence in interview after advance reservations.)

 

About check of wall made of blocks

●About safe check of existing wall (wall made of blocks and wall of kumisekizo) of building (the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)

 http://www.mlit.go.jp/report/press/house05_hh_000731.html

●(reference) For reliable wall made of blocks (Architectural Institute of Japan)

 http://news-sv.aij.or.jp/zairyou/s2/index.html