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October 9, 2005

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             NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE ENGINEERING TEAM
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Issue No. 224    ISSN 1554-074X     http://www.etnews.org    10-9-2005
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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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Tenants Who Ignored Fire Alarm Feel "Lucky"
KDKA - Pittsburg,PA,USA
... it's never too late to learn. The lesson in question: when the
fire alarm goes off, get out of the building as quickly as you can. .. 
http://kdka.com/local/local_story_278145603.html

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Smoke Alarms Invaluable as Home Fires Burn Hotter, Faster
Market Wire (press release) - USA
... You should be aware of this when developing a home fire escape
plan ... To build upon NIST's findings, UL is conducting a
groundbreaking study to determine how ... 
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=96904

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Smoke detector proves vital in saving three lives
Bradenton Herald - FL, United States
... occupants of a mobile home in the El Rancho Village Mobile Home
Park were alerted to a fire in their home early Friday morning by a
smoke detector installed by ... 
http://www.bradenton.com/mld/bradenton/news/local/12788038.htm

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Smoke Detector Saves Woman From Fire
WOAI - San Antonio,TX,USA
... A woman was in the unit that caught fire, but was able to get out
after hearing a smoke detector. The cause of the fire is still under
investigation. ... 
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story.aspx?content_id=19C08BA7-80E4-423
4-97B2-D170849A853B

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Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 9 to Oct. 15; Consider This Business ...
U.S. Newswire (press release) - Washington,DC,USA
... 5) Fire suppression systems: A pre-engineered fire suppression
system is mandated by NFPA standards in special hazard situations,
which can involve restaurants ... 
http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=54103

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I'll see you in Anchorage this week.
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_AdvFA_Anchorage_Oct2005.pdf 

Have fun!

Mike
mailto:mike@etnews.org

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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.

JOB OPPORTUNITY
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A Global leader in Fire Protection Engineering is seeking qualified
professionals to augment its growing operations in South Korea.
Applicants should be certified to NICET Level III or IV in Fire Alarm
Systems, Special Hazards Suppression Systems, Inspection and Testing
of Water-Based Systems and/or Automatic Sprinkler System Layout and be
willing to relocate. Company provides relocation assistance, housing,
car and a full benefits package. Annual travel to the US is included.
Salary commensurate with experience. Written applications only will be
considered. Please send resume and contact information to
mailto://dboswell@haifire.com

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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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October 10-12, 2005 Anchorage, AK 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar   
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_AdvFA_Anchorage_Oct2005.pdf 

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October 18-20, 2005 Laurel, MD 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar   
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/PR_AdvFA_Maryland_Oct2005.pdf 

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November 1-3, 2005 Buena Park, 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_BuenaPark_Nov2005.pdf 

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November 14-18, 2005 Denver, CO 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.rmafaa.org/id4.html 

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November 29-December 1, 2005 Cincinnati, OH 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar  
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/afaa/PDF/TI_IntFA_Cincinnati_Nov2005.pdf 

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