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October 17, 2010

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 437  ISSN 1554-074X     http://www.etnews.org   10-17-2010  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Hanover fire commissioner touts value of borough alarm-boxes
FireEngineering.com
By TIM STONESIFER York officials are thinking of phasing-out the 
city's fire-alarm boxes. But don't even ask Hanover's fire 
commissioner about getting rid ... 
http://www.fireengineering.com/index/articles/Wire_News_Display/
1279753950.html 
 
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Ready, aim, fire
Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Mickey was elected to the NFPA Board of Directors in 1992 and served 
as chair from 2000 to 2002. He also serves or has served on the boards
of the National ... 
http://www.csemag.com/industry-news/industry-news/single-article/ready
-aim-fire/d589c7b71f.html 
 
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Recall: Fire alarm control panels
Chicago Tribune (blog)
"The recalled fire alarm control panels used with an SLC-2LS expander 
module can fail to sound an alarm in the event of a fire," an Oct. 5 
CPSC press ... 
http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/the-problem-solver/2010/10/recall-
fire-alarm-control-panels.html 
 
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Experts Reconsider Elevator as Fire Escape in High-Rises
Firehouse.com
The belief that elevators in skyscrapers should not be used in fire 
evacuations is getting another look. BY ANTHONY M. DESTEFANO The long-
held belief that ... 
http://www.firehouse.com/news/top-headlines/experts-reconsider-
elevator-fire-escape-high-rises 
 
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US Fire Administration 
Residential sprinkler systems must have a minimum water supply to 
operate the system. 
Today's training vignette, "Residential Sprinkler Water Supplies" 
explains how to calculate the minimum water supply. 
Your Coffee Break can be downloaded from: 
http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb_fp_2010_38.pdf 
 
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Our next webinar, "Lessons Learned - Liability Issues for Contractors",
is scheduled for October 28, 2010.  You can register online here: 
http://www.afaa.org/Training/Webinars.aspx. 
 
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Unfortunately, this newsletter is occasionally the victim of my travel
schedule.  I apologize for the delay.  
 
This week I'll see you in Baton Rouge. 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_BatonRouge_Oct2010.pdf 
 
You can find me in all of the usual places: 
 
Linkedin -> http://www.linkedin.com/in/codeweenie 
 
Twitter -> http://www.twitter.com/codeweenie 
 
Blog -> http://codeweenie.blogspot.com/ 
 
- Mike
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Jeanne and I are beginning to schedule seminars for 2011.  If you are 
thinking about sponsoring a seminar, contact me for more information. 
mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
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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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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements 
More info to follow ... 
 
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