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November 25, 2007

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 316  ISSN 1554-074X    http://www.etnews.org   11-25-2007   
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Contents
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- News 
- Journal 
- Employment 
- Seminar Schedule 
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Schools IT Move Not Up to Code, Expert Says
Richmond Style Weekly - Richmond,VA,USA
Doug Green, manager of the school system's department of information 
and technology, says he was unaware of the building code requirements 
and was not ... 
http://www.styleweekly.com/article.asp?idarticle=15696 
 
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NFPA Becomes BCSP Membership Organization
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release) - USA
The System Safety Society (SSS) partnered with BCSP in 1977 and the 
Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) in 1984. In 1994, the 
National Safety ... 
http://www.expertclick.com/NewsReleaseWire/default.cfm?Action=Release
Detail&ID=18828 
 
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Final OSHA PPE Rule Holds Contractors Responsible for Providing ...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer - Oak Brook,IL,USA
The new rule states that employers are responsible for most personal 
protective equipment specified in the NFPA 70E standard for electrical 
work, ... 
http://www.csemag.com/article/CA6504212.html 
 
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Orlando earns top fire protection rating
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
Orlando joins Houston and Las Vegas as the only major metropolitan 
cities in the US to earn the top ranking for fire protection services 
from the Insurance ... 
http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/stories/2007/11/19/daily9.html 
 
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Working with the Media to Disseminate Smoke Detector Facts and Myths
Firehouse.com (subscription) - USA
This webcast will take a look at the simple, yet important, tool that 
can save a firefighter's life - the search rope. Get the latest news, 
department links ... 
http://cms.firehouse.com/web/online/In-the-Community/Working-with-the-
Media-to-Disseminate-Smoke-Detector-Facts-and-Myths/9$56635 
 
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This week I'll see you in Kent, WA. 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/TI_PR_IBC_Seattle_Nov2007.pdf 
 
Visit the new ETNews 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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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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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 5-6, 2007 Albuquerque, NM 
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/IBC_TI_Albuquerque_Dec2007.pdf 
 
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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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