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August 26, 2007

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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Issue No. 303    ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   8-26-2007 
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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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Smoke Detector Could Have Saved Lives Says Lawsuit
InjuryBoard.com - Tampa,FL,USA
By Paul Jacquart The Baltimore Sun reports that a man who lost his 
pregnant fiancee, son and fiancee's niece in an apartment building 
fire is suing the ... 
http://milwaukee.injuryboard.com/premises-liability/smoke-detector-
could-have-saved-lives-says-lawsuit.php?googleid=10956 

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Fire Inside
Science News - USA
"You'd essentially like to be able to burn the building down ahead of 
time on the computer," says William Grosshandler, chief of fire 
research at NIST and a ... 
http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20070825/bob9.asp 

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This week I'll see you in San Jose.
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_SanJose_Aug2007.pdf 

Have fun! 

Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 

78,166 DL 
11,622 AS 

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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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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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August 27-29, 2007 San Jose, CA 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_SanJose_Aug2007.pdf 
 
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September 5-6, 2007 San Francisco, CA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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September 11-13, 2007 Conshohocken, PA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Conshohocken_Pa_Sep2007.pdf 
 
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September 17-18, 2007 Denver, CO 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Including a review of the Denver building code amendments 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements Seminar 
Approved for ICC CEU's 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_PR_IBC_Denver_Sep2007.pdf 
 
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September 24-28, 2007 Marlboro, MA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/2007%20Fall%20WELLS%20Week%20trifold.pdf 
 
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October 2-5, 2007 Portland, OR 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Approved for ICC CEU's 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_BasFA_IntFA_IBC_Portland_Oct2007.pdf 

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October 9-11, 2007 Los Angeles, CA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
More info to follow ...

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October 16-18, 2007 Anchorage, AK 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
More info to follow ...

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October 23-26, 2007 Laurel, MD
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IntFA_Maryland_Oct2007.pdf 
 
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November 13-14, 2007 Asheville, NC 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Sponsored seminar (closed)  

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November 27-29, 2007 Kent, WA
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Approved for ICC CEU's 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/TI_PR_IBC_Seattle_Nov2007.pdf 
 
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December 4-6, 2007 Los Angeles, CA 
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Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Approved for ICC CEU's 
More info to follow ... 

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December 11-13, 2007 Las Vegas, NV
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Approved for ICC CEU's 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/TI_IntFA_LasVegas_Dec2007.pdf 

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