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November 8, 2009

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 399  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   11-8-2009  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Fire extinguishers and safety: What you need to know
Reliable Plant Magazine
Neither OSHA nor NFPA have a definitive area that must remain clear in
front of fire extinguishers. At 1910.157(c)(1), OSHA states only that 
you shall ... 
http://www.reliableplant.com/article.aspx?articleid=21128&pagetitle=
Fire+extinguishers+and+safety%3A+What+you+need+to+know 
 
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Fire safety upgrades may extinguish businesses
Rockford Register Star
A National Fire Protection Association report on data from 2000 to 
2004 showed that on average there are 8520 fires in eating and 
drinking establishments a ... 
http://www.rrstar.com/news/x1972895341/Fire-safety-upgrades-may-
extinguish-business 
 
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Why training is key for improving fire alarm system operational 
reliability.
National Fire Protection Association
The 2010 version of NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®,
states in its "Fundamentals" chapter that "Fire alarm systems and 
emergency ... 
http://www.nfpa.org/publicJournalDetail.asp?categoryID=&itemID=45075&
src=NFPAJournal&cookie%5Ftest=1 
 
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This week I'll see you in Happyrock. 
 
Have fun! 
 
- Mike
 
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/codeweenie 
 
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NFPA 72-2010 CHANGES PART III; Chapter 10, Fundamentals 
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I spent last week teaching seminars in Los Angeles and visiting 
Disneyland with some of my family members, instead of reviewing the 
new Chapter 10.  Shame on me.  Mea Culpa.  I'll finish reviewing it 
this week and report on it next week. 
   
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
Jeanne and I are scheduling seminars in the new year.  If you have an 
interest in seminar sponsorship, contact me and I'll send you 
additional information including available dates.  Most of the first 
quarter of 2010 is taken but there are other dates available 
throughout the remainder of the new year. 
 
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November 17-19, 2009 Anchorage, AK 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_AdvFA_Anchorage_Nov2009.pdf 
 
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November 30 and December 1-4, 2009 Bremerton, WA 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET I & II) 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Advanced Fire Alarm Seminar (NICET III & IV) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_PR_AdvFA_Bremerton_Dec2009.pdf 
  
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December 8-10, 2009 Pleasant Hill, CA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing & Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review  
Understanding NFPA 101 Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://afaa.org/pdf/TI_PR_101_PleasantHill_Dec2009.pdf 
 
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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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