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October 21, 2007

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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Issue No. 311    ISSN 1554-074X     http://www.etnews.org   10-21-2007 
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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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Hixson principal cited for not evacuating students from smoky school
Chattanooga now (subscription) - Chattanooga,TN,USA
... to City Court for "failure to implement the appropriate emergency 
plan or procedure," a violation of International Fire Code, according 
to Mr. Garner. ...
http://www.timesfreepress.com/absolutenm/templates/breaking.aspx?
articleid=23433&zoneid=41 
 
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Ohio House Bill 41 to require the licensure of persons operating 
security or life-safety systems companies ...
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=127_HB_41 
 
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This week I'll see you in Maryland. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IntFA_Maryland_Oct2007.pdf 
 
Visit the new ET News blog - http://etnews.blogspot.com/ 
Feel free to contribute your own fun stuff to the blog. 
 
Have fun! 
 
Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
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21,512 AS 
 
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NFPA 72-2010 Code Cycle
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The proposal closing date is November 2, 2007.  You have 12 days to 
submit your proposal for a change.  If you want to propose a change to
NFPA 72, please download the proposal form here:
http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/NFPAProposalForm.pdf. 
 
Here's the remainder of this code cycle:

Report on Proposals Mailing Date: 6/20/2008

Comment Closing Date: 8/29/2008  

Report on Comments Mailing Date: 2/20/2009 

Notice of Intent to Make a Motion Closing Date: 4/3/2009 

Posting of Certified NITMAM: 5/1/2009 

Revised Edition Date: 2010

You can view NFPA 72 Tentative Interim Amendments (TIA), errata, and 
Formal Interpretations here:
http://www.nfpa.org/categoryList.asp?categoryID=842 
 
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES
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Post your announcement at http://www.etnews.org/index.php?s=257 
 
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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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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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October 23-26, 2007 Laurel, MD
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_IntFA_Maryland_Oct2007.pdf 
 
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October 30-31 & November 1-2, 2007 Rolling Meadows, IL
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IBC_AdvFA_RollingMeadows_Oct2007.pdf 
 
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November 6-8, 2007 Los Angeles, CA 
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/TI_AdvFA_LosAngeles_Nov2007.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 
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 
Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/PR_IBC_101_LosAngeles_Dec2007.pdf 
 
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December 5, 2007 Albuquerque, NM 
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
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 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/TI_IntFA_LasVegas_Dec2007.pdf 
 
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January 22-24, 2008 Dallas, TX
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
More info to follow ...
 
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January 29-31, 2008 Baton Rouge, LA
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Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
Fire Alarm Plan Review Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
More info to follow ...
 
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