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August 15, 2010

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 431  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   8-15-2010  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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NFPA Safety Source, August Issue 
Don't let a smoke alarm make a "foil" out of you.  Back to school 
means back to day care for some children. When dropping your children 
off at daycare ... 
http://www.nfpa.org/publicColumn.asp?categoryID=2058&itemID=47756&src=
NFPAJournal&cookie_test=1 
 
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Smoke Alarms - A Sound You Can Live With!
ChinoHills.com
The NFPA theme for 2010 is, "Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With!" 
Unfortunately, homeowners sometimes unplug or remove the device after 
a false alarm. ... 
http://www.chinohills.com/news-articles-details/Smoke_Alarms_A_Sound_
You_Can_Live_With_-1490 
 
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Carbon monoxide detectors now required
Daily Record-News
In this circumstance, the alarms are not required. For information 
visit the Washington State Building Code Council website at 
www.sbcc.wa.gov. 
http://dailyrecordnews.com/news/article_bdd37722-a57b-11df-b42f-
001cc4c03286.html 
 
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Our next webinar, "The Demise of the Dialer", presented by the 
venerable Art Black, is scheduled for September 21, 2010.  You can 
register online here: http://www.afaa.org/Training/Webinars.aspx. 
 
This week I'll see you at latitude: 45.10833 Longitude: -122.07444.  
You're welcome to join us but you'll need to bring your own survival 
gear. 
 
- Mike 
 
Linkedin -> http://www.linkedin.com/in/codeweenie 
 
Twitter -> http://www.twitter.com/codeweenie 
 
Blog -> http://codeweenie.blogspot.com/ 
 
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seekers and employers.  ET News is not a placement agency and does not 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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August 31 and September 1-3, 2010 Kent WA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Understanding IBC-2009 Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IBC_IntFA_Kent_Aug2010.pdf 
 
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September 7-9, 2010 Phoenix AZ 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Phoenix_Sep2010.pdf 
 
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September 13-17, 2010 Anchorage AK  
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Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Understanding IBC-2009 Fire Alarm Requirements 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/PR_IBC_IntFA_Anchorage_Sep2010.pdf 
 
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September 21, 2010 Webinar 
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The Demise of the Dialer 
http://www.afaa.org/Training/Webinars.aspx 
 
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September 27-30, 2010 Bowling Green KY 
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Basic Fire Alarm 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/BasFA_IntFA_TI_Bowling_Green_Sep2010.pdf 
 
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October 19-21, 2010 Baton Rouge LA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_BatonRouge_Oct2010.pdf 
 
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October 28, 2010 Webinar 
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Lessons Learned - Liability Issues for Contractors 
http://www.afaa.org/Training/Webinars.aspx 
 
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November 3-5, 2010 Minneapolis MN 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/IntFA_TI_Minneapolis_Nov2010.pdf 
 
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November 19, 2010 Webinar 
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NFPA 72-2010, Changes in The National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code 
http://www.afaa.org/Training/Webinars.aspx 
 
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December 6-10, 2010 Portland OR 
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More info to follow ... 
 
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