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January 2, 2005

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             NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE ENGINEERING TEAM
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Issue No. 184   http://etnews.org    mailto:mike@etnews.org   1-2-2005
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Contents
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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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Un-decking the halls
Lynchburg News - Lynchburg,VA,USA
... To see how much damage a dried out tree can do to a home, visit
the National Institute of Standards and Technology Web site at
www.fire.nist.gov/tree_fire.htm. 
http://www.newsadvance.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=LNA/MGArticle/
LNA_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031779892679&path= 

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Residents pointing fingers after fire
Capital News 9 - Albany,NY,USA
... code. Liberti said, "I have documentation that the sprinkler
system was up and running the day after the first fire.".
But residents ... 
http://www.capitalnews9.com/content/your_news/mohawk_valley/default.as
p?ArID=110350

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CO detectors: Do they keep you safe?
Frontiersman (subscription) - Wasilla,AK,USA
... UL committees for carbon monoxide detection since 1966 ... the
world's largest manufacturer of fire safety products ... In 1999, the
Gas Research Institute conducted a ... 
http://www.frontiersman.com/articles/2005/01/02/news/news2.txt

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Happy New Year!

Mike
mailto:mike@etnews.org


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ET NEWS JOURNAL 
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NEW LICENSING REQUIREMENTS IN DENVER
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Amendments to IFC-2003:

SECTION 112 LICENSES 112.1 General. A license is authority granted to
the person to whom it is issued to perform the work authorized by the
license.

112.2 Licenses required. Licenses shall be required for all fire
protection fitters to install, add to, alter, repair, or perform all
types of testing and maintenance and inspections on all types of
automatic fire sprinkler and standpipe systems. Each and every fitter/
technician must be licensed to install, add to, perform all testing
and maintenance and inspections on, and repair factory engineered
fire-extinguishing systems. Licenses are required for fire alarm
technicians to install, add to, perform all testing and maintenance
and inspections on, alter or repair electrical wiring and equipment
for fire alarm, fire detection, emergency voice communication systems,
electrical signaling and central wiring, emergency radio enhancement
systems, and smoke control system control wiring. Licenses shall be
required for all supervising station/central alarm station service
agencies/firms (any facility that receives fire alarm signals from
protected properties at which personnel are in attendance at all times
to respond to these signals). Licenses are required for all
supervising station/central alarm station personnel who perform the
duty responsibilities of an operator (who responds to fire alarm
signals).

112.3 Application and fee. Every applicant for a license shall fill
out a form provided by the Denver Fire Department Fire Prevention and
Investigation Division and shall pay the established application fee
at the time of filing. This fee shall not be refundable and shall not
apply to the established license fee.

112.4 Licenses. Effective March 1, 2005 the Denver Fire Department
Fire Prevention and Investigation Division shall have the authority to
establish licensing procedures, to qualify applicants for licenses,
and to issue, revoke, renew, and suspend licenses.

112.5 License fees. The annual license fee applicable to those
enumerated shall be paid to the Denver Fire Department Fire Prevention
and Investigation Division in accordance with the fee schedule
established by the Manager of Safety. License fees shall not be
refundable.

112.6 License renewal. All licenses shall be renewed annually. Any
work performed thirty (30) days after expiration of a license shall
constitute a violation of this Code.


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JOB OPPORTUNITIES 
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JOB OPPORTUNITY and SEEKING EMPLOYMENT announcements are provided as a
service. ET News provides a venue for direct contact between job
seekers and employers. ET News is not a placement agency and does not
endorse either job seekers or employers.

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Send your announcement to: mailto:jobs@etnews.org 
or post your own ad: http://www.etnews.org/index.php?s=257

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

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January 11-13, 2005 Kansas City, MO
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_IntFA_KansasCity_Jan2005.pdf

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January 18-20, 2005 Las Vegas, NV
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_UCR-IBC_LasVegas_Jan2005.pdf

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January 25-27, 2005 Rogers, AR - Co-sponsored by Rogers Fire Department
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_IntFA_Rogers_Jan2005.pdf

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February 22-24, 2005 Honolulu, HI - Co-sponsored by SFPE-Hawaii
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection Seminar 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_AdvFA_Honolulu_Feb2005.pdf

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