Fire Inspection Organization
Right of Entry
- U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that property owners have the right to refuse to allow a fire inspector entrance, unless the inspector has obtained a search warrant or adequate reason to believe the property contains fire hazards.
- Inspectors must not violate 4th Amendment; peoples right to be secure against unreasonable searches.
Marshall V. Barlows (1978). OSHA inspector tries to inspect Barlow Hardware Store. Barlows does not allow access without search warrant. Barlows petitions court for an injunction against OSHA without warrant. Court held for Barlow
Fire Prevention Organization
FPT 102 - Fire Prevention and Inspection // Instructor: Kevin M. Kolb