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August 9, 2009

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 391  ISSN 1554-074X       http://www.etnews.org   8-9-2009  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms; Can Fail to Warn of a Fire 
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09266.html 
 
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NFPA 1600 Now Available as iPhone App
Occupational Health Safety - Dallas,TX,USA
The National Fire Protection Association has put the latest edition of 
NFPA 1600, Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business 
Continuity Programs ...
http://ohsonline.com/articles/2009/07/25/nfpa-1600-on-iphone.aspx 
 
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At 65, Smokey Bear Still Fighting Fires
New West - Missoula,MT,USA
... Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires - is a more than a little dated 
in this age of sophisticated fire science and disputes over forest 
administration. ... 
http://www.newwest.net/topic/article/at_65_smokey_bear_still_fighting_
fires/C559/L559/ 
 
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AtHoc Expands Advisory Board With Industry and Government Leaders ...
SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA
Moore is also a former chairman of the National Fire Alarm Code 
Technical Correlating Committee and the NICET Board of Governors. ... 
http://in.sys-con.com/node/1028326 
 
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I apologize for the delay in getting ETNews out for the past couple of 
weeks.  I've had some *serious* computer set-backs that I attribute 
entirely to Microsoft Vista.  I finally threw in the towel and 
re-installed XP.  Things seem to be back up and running though I've 
lost a few weeks of my life that I'll never get back.

This week I'll see you at latitude: 45.10833 Longitude: -122.07444. 
 
Have fun! 
 
- Mike
 
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/codeweenie 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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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. 
 
Doug Hockinson built ETNews.org using PHP/MySQL-> http://www.phpvs.com 
 
Buy codes and standards online-> http://www.etnews.org/index.php?s=461 
 
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