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Published 10th November 2008, 12:14pm

From Hazard Management Cayman Islandsí Joint Communication Service Life Safety and Damage Assessment Underway, 12:00p.m. Monday 10 November Three teams from the Planning Department are currently on Cayman Brac carrying out life safety and physical damage assessments on buildings, housing families and businesses. Chief Building Control Officer Emerson Piercy said that the teams are working to discover if buildings are safe structurally. They are also checking on the condition of electrical and plumbing systems. The teams are also working with Cayman Brac Power & Light Co. Ltd. to ensure that electricity is restored as quickly as possible to homes that are safe to reconnect. Mr Piercy added that the Planning team is working in close collaboration with local government entities in the Brac including the Sister Islands Planning Office, the Public Works Department and the Water Authority.