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May 20, 2007

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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Issue No. 289    ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   5-20-2007 
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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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Oregon Man Faces 85 Counts of Recklessly Endangering Apartment ...
Salem-News.Com, OR - May 19, 2007
Lake Oswego police have charged Eric Eugene Weaver, an employee of
Fire Extinguisher Service Center in Beaverton, with 85 counts of
Recklessly Endangering ...
http://www.salem-news.com/articles/may192007/oswego_alarm_2_51907.php

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***Interesting Video***

The Rescue System is an array of five collapsible cabins, permanently
stored on the roof in a folded position.  
http://www.escaperescue.com/work/ 

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Case against alarm company can go to jury, court rules
Knoxville News Sentinel (subscription) - Knoxville,TN,USA
The case now heads back to Workman's court, where a jury would have to
decide if National Alarm promptly reported the fire alarm or tarried. 
http://www.knoxnews.com/kns/local_news/article/0,1406,KNS_347_5540847,
00.html

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Smoke, like a fingerprint, is unique
MSNBC - USA
Sources: Adapted from recommendations of the US Consumer Product
Safety Commission, the US Fire Administration, the National Fire
Protection Agency, ...
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18600550/

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New Burglar Alarms a Hazard to Responders
Fire Chief - Chicago,IL,USA
In turn, the blinding smoke may likely activate a smoke/fire alarm;
this would precipitate a fire department response. Chief Alan Perdue,
chair of the IAFC ...
http://firechief.com/news/burglar_alarms_05142007/

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I'll see you in Happyrock 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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I am looking for experienced Sprinkler Designers on up to Design
Manager level to fill multiple opportunities in California and Nevada.
(Los Angeles, Orange County, Reno, Las Vegas, Bay area and more).
Also looking in Bay Area for Senior Fire alarm designer with high-rise
and smoke control experience.  All positions are full-time permanent
positions and have excellent benefits, 401k, paid time off and more.
Most positions have relocation packages available as well.

Please send resume to Todd@islandrecruiting.net and expect a call with
details. 

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JOB OPPORTUNITY 
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Fire Alarm Service Technician & Installer - Western New York Area

Growing Western New York Building Controls Company has openings for
Fire Alarm Service Technician and Installer. Candidate should have 2-3
years experience in commercial fire alarm installation and application,
strong computer skills and knowledge of electrical/electronics
required. Excellent base salary plus comprehensive benefit package.
Some local travel required with company provided vehicle complete with
all essential equipment and tools. Clean driving record required. Send
resume and salary requirements to U & S Services, Inc., 1010 Wayne
Street, Suite 500, Olean, NY 14760.

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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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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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