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May 6, 2007

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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Issue No. 287    ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   5-6-2007 
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Contents
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- News
- ET News Journal
- Job Opportunities
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 

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NEWS
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Hotel not charged in monoxide poisoning
Miami Herald - Miami,FL,USA
Winter said the hotel purchased a carbon monoxide detector and
conducted several tests, never finding unacceptable levels of the gas.
http://www.miamiherald.com/884/story/97059.html

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STORE SETS OFF FIRE ALARM...THEN SACKS ITS STAFF IN CAR PARK
UK Express - UK
"The fire alarm was set off to clear the store of members of the
public and gather staff together at a designated area." ...
http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/6256

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Putting a Stop to the Fire Problem Begins with Public Education
Firehouse.com (subscription) - USA
Suddenly the smoke detector outside the bedroom starts to beep to the
surprise, and sometimes shock, of the students. As we slowly open the
door, ...
http://cms.firehouse.com/content/article/article.jsp?sectionId=9&id=54
525

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I'll see you in Newark, NJ this week.

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.

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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ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION  

SecureCom is a building systems contractor providing engineered system
solutions including Building Controls, Fire/Life Safety Systems,
Security/Access Control, Nurse Call, Voice/Data and Communication
Systems.  

We have the following full-time opening in our Salem Branch:

ESTIMATOR/PROJECT MANAGER –  Base Salary/Commission/Benefits Package &
Company Vehicle

Management of multiple construction projects from initial award
through close-out.  Requires excellent communication and computer
skills and prior construction management education or equivalent
experience.  Estimating and Sales of engineered building systems
solutions in assigned marketing area.  Requires technical experience
in low voltage and communications systems, knowledge of building
codes, and ability to read and interpret construction documents
including plans and specifications.

Forward resume via e-mail to mailto:opportunity@securecom.net or apply
on-line at www.securecom.net.

Kevin McElwee 
President 
SecureCom, Inc. 
1940 Don Street, Suite 100 
Springfield, OR 97477-1994 
541.343.5565 
541.343.0085 fax 

mailto:kevin@securecom.net 

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JOB OPPORTUNITY 
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Fire Alarm Technician. Min. NICET 2 required for long term project.
Working hours 4-10s. Includes medical and 401K package.  Notifier
experience preferred. Minimal travel. 

Send resume to: 
American Fire Technologies 
1505 South Rainier Street 
Kennewick, Wa 99337 
or e-mail to mailto:Dickm@americanfiretech.com 

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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me to find out how your group can sponsor a seminar.
mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org

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May 9-10, 2007 Newark, NJ  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 

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May 16-17, 2007 Houston, TX   
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 

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May 22-23, 2007 Denver, CO  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Including Denver Amendments 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_Denver_May2007.pdf 

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June 3-7, 2007 Boston, MA  
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NFPA World Safety Conference and Exposition 
http://www.nfpa.org/categoryListWSCE.asp?categoryID=1059 

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June 12-14, 2007 Minneapolis, MN  
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IBC_Minneapolis_Jun2007.pdf  

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June 19-21, 2007 Cincinnati, OH  
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements  
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IBC_PR_TI_Cincinnati_Jun2006.pdf 

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June 25-26, 2007 Huntsville, AL  
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Custom Course 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 

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July 10-12, 2007 Los Angeles, CA  
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_LosAngeles_July2007.pdf 

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July 18-19, 2007 Phoenix, AZ  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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July 24-25, 2007 San Leandro, CA 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/PR_IBC_SanLeandro_July2007.pdf 

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July 31 and August 1-2, 2007 Detroit, MI 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
More info to follow ...				

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