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July 5, 2009

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 390  ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   7-5-2009  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Why you need to pay particular attention to the inspection of doors
National Fire Protection Association - Quincy,MA,USA
To make sure that doors work as designed, a new Section 7.2.1.15 
"Inspection of Door Openings" was added to the 2009 edition of 
NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code® ... 
http://www.nfpa.org/publicJournalDetail.asp?categoryID=&itemID=43857&
src=NFPAJournal&cookie%5Ftest=1 
 
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The expanding world of emergency communications systems.
National Fire Protection Association - Quincy,MA,USA
Almost 30 years ago, NFPA began work on NFPA 72F, Installation, 
Maintenance and Use of Emergency Voice/Alarm Communication Systems. .. 
http://www.nfpa.org/publicJournalDetail.asp?categoryID=&itemID=43859&
src=NFPAJournal 
 
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NFPA's James Shannon Elected to Underwriters Laboratories' Board ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Mr. Shannon is currently president and chief executive officer of the 
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the world's leading 
advocate of fire ... 
http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=
/www/story/06-25-2009/0005050413&EDATE= 
 
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AFAA Presents Person of the Year Awards to Key Industry Associates
Firehouse.com (subscription) - USA
Discussions also included changes to the next edition of the National 
Fire Alarm Code (NFPA 72) to include a new chapter on emergency
 communication ... 
http://cms.firehouse.com/web/online/Industry-Business-News/AFAA-
Presents-Person-of-the-Year-Awards-to-Key-Industry-Associates/50$64198 
 
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Major Outage at Seattle Data Center
July 3rd, 2009 : Rich Miller 
Multiple data centers at Seattle's Fisher Plaza are offline after a 
fire in an electrical vault, which has left much of the complex 
without power ... 
http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2009/07/03/major-outage-
at-seattle-data-center/ 
 
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Chinese airline may offer cheaper fares to passengers who stand ...
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Continental Airlines and Delta Air Lines followed Alaska Airlines 
among traditional carriers while Southwest Airlines and WestJet, a 
Canadian airline, ... 
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-briefcase4-2009jul04,0,2751359.
story 
 
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This week I'll see you in Happyrock. 
 
Have fun! 
 
- Mike
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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August 3-6, 2009 Denver, CO  
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_AdvFA_TI_Denver_Aug2009.pdf 
 
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August 19-20, 2009 Chantilly, VA   
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/NICET_I_&_II_Training_AFAA_Aug2009_Chantilly.pdf 
 
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August 25-26, 2009 San Francisco, CA   
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspections Seminar 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/PR_BasFA_101_SanFrancisco_Aug2009.pdf 
 
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September 1-4, 2009 Kent, WA   
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Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Fire Alarm Plan Review  
Advanced Fire Alarm (NICET III & IV)  
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IBC_PR_AdvFA_Kent_Sep2009 
 
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September 9-11, 2009 Minneapolis, MN    
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Basic Fire Alarm Seminar 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
Understanding LSC Fire Alarm Requirements     
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IBC_101_Minneapolis_Sep2009.pdf 
 
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September 14-18, 2009 Bremerton, WA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
More info to follow ... 
 
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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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Buy codes and standards online-> http://www.etnews.org/index.php?s=461 
 
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