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June 11, 2006

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM     
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Issue No. 259    ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   6-11-2006 
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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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DEWALT Adds New Titles to Its Trade Reference Book Series
BuildingOnline - Dana Point,CA,USA
... DEWALT Building Contractor's Licensing Exam Guide (available 
winter 2006): Based upon the 2006 International Building Code, this
complete guide covers ...
http://www.buildingonline.com/news/viewnews.pl?id=5182&subcategory=77

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Fire Protection Engineers Among Highest Paid
Fire Chief - Chicago,IL,USA
... The survey, conducted in 2005 by SFPE, polled more than 1,200
professionals practicing in the profession of fire protection
engineering. ...
http://firechief.com/news/fire_protection_engineers05262006/

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Sheriff Responds
WXOW - La Crosse,WI,USA
... THE OTHER THREE USED THE METAL BOXES COVERING THE SMOKE DETECTOR.
... THE SMOKE DETECTOR BOXES IN THESE CELLS HAVE SINCE BEEN REMOVED...
http://www.wxow.com/news/publish/articles/article_4608.shtml

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Homeowners Warned Of Battery Problems With Detectors
Local6.com - Orlando,FL,USA
One of the most popular smoke detector brands on the market has issued
a warning that could save lives, according to a Problem Solvers report.
http://www.local6.com/news/9263010/detail.html

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I'll see you in Happyrock this week. 

Have fun! 

Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 

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NFPA 72-2007
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NFPA 72-2007 was approved at the NFPA Technical Committee Report 
Session on Wednesday, June 7. The session ran from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.  

NFPA 72 was approved during the final 10 minutes.  There were 10
NITMAM's (Notice of Intent to Make a Motion) submitted, of which 3
were heard.  The remaining 7 submitters weren't present at the session. 

The Annual 2006 revision documents are: 

NFPA 13, Installation of Sprinkler Systems - ACCEPT AS AMENDED
(7 amendments) 

NFPA 13R, Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies
up to and Including Four Stories in Height - ACCEPT AS AMENDED
(1 amendment) 

NFPA 24, Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their
Appurtenances - ACCEPT AS AMENDED (1 amendment) 

NFPA 30A, Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages
 - RETURN REPORT TO COMMITTEE 

NFPA 30B, Code for Manufacture and Storage of Aerosol Products
 - ACCEPT AS AMENDED (3 amendments) 

NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code - ACCEPT AS AMENDED (3 amendments) 

NFPA 105, Installation of Smoke Door Assemblies - NO VOTE: CONSENT
DOCUMENT 

NFPA 130, Fixed Guided Transit and Passenger Rail Systems - NO VOTE: 
CONSENT DOCUMENT 

NFPA 232, Protection of Records - NO VOTE: CONSENT DOCUMENT 

NFPA 265, Methods of Fire Tests for Evaluating Room Fire Growth
Contribution of Textile Coverings on Full Height Panels and Walls
 - ACCEPT 

NFPA 414, Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Vehicles - ACCEPT 

NFPA 556, Guide for Identification and Development of Mitigation
Strategies for Fire Hazard to Occupants of Passenger Road Vehicles
 - RETURN REPORT TO COMMITTEE 

NFPA 1500, Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
 - NO VOTE: CONSENT DOCUMENT 

More info is available here: 
http://www.nfpa.org/itemDetailWSCE.asp?categoryID=1060&itemID=25352

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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.

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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JOB OPPORTUNITY
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NICET Fire Alarm/Suppression Technicians

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:techapp@haifire.com 

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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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June 13-15, 2006 Dallas, TX 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/PR_IntFA_Dallas_June2006.pdf 

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June 20-21, 2006 Albuquerque, NM 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/IntFA_Albuquerque_Jun2006.pdf 

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June 20-21, 2006 San Antonio, TX 
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Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/AdvFA_SanAntonio_Jun2006.pdf

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June 27-29, 2006 Buena Park, CA 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/PR_IntFA_Maryland_May2006.pdf 

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July 17-21, 2006 Edmond, OK 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV)
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/PR_TI_IBC_AdvFA_Edmonds_OK_July2006.pdf 

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July 20-21, 2006 Oklahoma City, OK 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/BasFA_IntFA_OKAFAA_July2006.pdf 

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July 25-27, 2006 San Leandro, CA 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/PR_IBC_SanLeandro_July2006.pdf 
 
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