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October 10, 2004

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             NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE ENGINEERING TEAM
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Issue No. 172   http://etnews.org  mailto:mike@etnews.org   10-10-2004
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- News
- ET News Journal
- Job Opportunities
- Fire Alarm Class Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements

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NEWS 
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Denver adopts universal building code
Denver Post - Denver,CO,USA
... The International Building Code, or I-Code, is enforced in 44 states and by
dozens of government agencies in Colorado. The code ... 
http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~33~2445856,00.html

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Residents urged to check smoke detectors
Siftings Herald - Arkadelphia,AR,USA
... According to statistics provided by the NFPA, 79 percent of the fires in the
United States occurred in homes, resulting in 2,670 fire deaths in 2002. ... 
http://www.siftingsherald.com/articles/2004/10/04/news/news2.txt

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ACCESSIBLE (as applied to equipment). Admitting close approach; not guarded by
locked doors, elevation, or other effective means.
Source: NFPA 70-2002 Article 100

I'll see you in Happyrock this week.

Have fun!

Mike
mailto:mike@etnews.org

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ET NEWS JOURNAL 
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MOORE-WILSON SIGNALING REPORT
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I'm very pleased to announce that Wayne Moore and Dean Wilson have agreed to allow
me to include some of the Question-and-Answer material from their bi-monthly report
in future issues of ET News. The Moore-Wilson Report, co-authored by Wayne D. Moore PE FSFPE
and Dean K. Wilson PE CFPS, is in its 12th year of publication. This leading fire protection
industry newsletter focuses on technical, safety and regulatory developments pertaining to
fire alarm systems.

The Moore-Wilson Report is available in print or via email in pdf format. For more
information contact mailto:tm-wsr@haifire.com, or call (410) 737-8677.

Wayne Moore and Dean Wilson are senior engineers at Hughes Associates, Inc., a leading
international provider of engineering and research services to the fire protection field,
including fire hazard and risk assessment services, fire protection systems design and testing,
code consulting, loss control, and forensic engineering services. Its clientele includes
architects, building owners and manufacturing companies in the private sector, as well as
the Department of Defense and other governmental bodies. For more information on Hughes
Associates and its services, call (410) 737-8677. Web site address: www.haifire.com. 

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES 
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Place your "job opportunity" or "seeking employment" ad here. 
mailto:jobs@etnews.org

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FIRE ALARM CLASS SCHEDULE 
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October 21-22, 2004 Colorado Springs, CO
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/IntFA_ColoradoSprings_Oct2004.pdf

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October 26-28, 2004 Phoenix, AZ
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Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV)
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_ADV_Phoenix_Oct2004.pdf

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November 2-4, 2004 Oakland, CA
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_AdvFA_Oakland_Nov2004.pdf

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November 9-11, 2004 Anchorage, AK
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_IntFA_Anchorage_Nov2004.pdf

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November 17-19, 2004 Buffalo, NY
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II)
Contact Kristie Jesson mailto:kristiel@amherstalarm.com for more information

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November 30-December 3, 2004 Portland, OR
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II)
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/IntFA_UCR-IBC_Portland_Nov2004.pdf

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December 14-16, 2004 Houston, TX
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_UCR-IBC_Houston_Dec2004.pdf

Contact me mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org to find out how your group can sponsor an AFAA seminar.

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