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November 9, 2008

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 364  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   11-9-2008  
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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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Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO)
October 27, 2008 
... residential fire sprinkler amendments adopted in Minneapolis last 
month, we believe there is evidence that special interests dictated 
the outcome of the code changes ... 
http://www.wabo.org/uploads/pdf/ICC%20Letter%20on%20Governance%20Oct%
2008.pdf 
 
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Ability to escape fires declines after drinking
Diamondback Online - College Park,MD,USA
That was the lasting lesson of a study conducted by the Maryland Fire 
and Rescue Institute yesterday to measure the effect of alcohol on the 
ability to ... 
http://media.www.diamondbackonline.com/media/storage/paper873/news/
2008/11/03/News/Ability.To.Escape.Fires.Declines.After.Drinking-
3520894.shtml 
 
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This week I'll see you in Edmond, OK. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/AdvFA_IntFA_Edmond_Nov2008.pdf 
 
Have fun! 
 
- Mike 
mailto:mike@etnews.org 
 
DL-115,615 AS-21,638 HA-2,602 CO-1,000 F9-650 UA-500 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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IMPORTANT NOTE: 
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We have scheduled seminars for approximately 1/2 of the available 
dates in 2009.  If you would like to sponsor seminars in the new year, 
please contact me. 
mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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November 10-14, 2008 Edmond, OK 
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/AdvFA_IntFA_Edmond_Nov2008.pdf 
 
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November 20, 2008 East Hanover, NJ 
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IBC_AFAA-NJ_Nov2008.pdf 
 
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December 1-3, 2008 Los Angeles, CA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_LosAngeles_Dec2008.pdf 
 
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December 9-11, 2008 Tulsa, OK 
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Understanding Life Safety Code Fire Alarm Requirements 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements  
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/101_IBC_PR_TI_Tulsa_Dec2008.pdf 
 
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January 12-14, 2009 Honolulu, HI 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Honolulu_Jan2009.pdf 
 
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January 27-29, 2009 Dallas, TX 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II)
More info to follow ... 
 
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February 17-19, 2009 Burbank, CA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections 
Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV)
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Burbank_Feb2009.pdf 
 
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February 26-27, 2009 Las Vegas, NV Educode  
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II)
http://www.iccsafe.org/training/EduCode/ 
 
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COMMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
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ET News is written nearly every week and almost always sent on Sunday. 
 
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