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June 12, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 465  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   6-12-2011  
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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Nukes to America:"We Don't Need No Stinking Fire Protection"
Scoop.co.nz
The rare triumph has not applied to Indian Point, which the NRC has 
allowed to operate with a wide range of fire protection exemptions. 
In 2006 it told Entergy to justify why it should keep operating 
without meeting fire protection standards. ... 
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1106/S00220/nukes-to-americawe-dont-
need-no-stinking-fire-protection.htm 
 
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Dear Steve Jobs: Please Add Fire Alarm Sensors to iPhones [Video]
Cult of Mac
08, 2011) Espen Horne, a filmmaker in Norway, had an eerie experience 
with an iPhone and a fire alarm, resulting in one of those Reese's 
peanut butter moments. The next logical step: he made a three-minute 
clip asking Steve Jobs to integrate a fire ... 
http://www.cultofmac.com/99754/99754 
 
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US Fire Administration 
Dust and light weight combustible flyings in suspension can result in 
explosions or flash fires.  How do these locations earn hazardous 
classifications?  Today's training vignette, "Electrical Classified 
Locations: Class II and III Examples" is part of a 10-part series on 
how electrical equipment and hazardous areas are classified to 
minimize the risk of fire or explosion. Your Coffee Break can be 
downloaded from: 
http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb_fp_2011_24.pdf 
 
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Have fun,
 
- Mike 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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Contact me regarding seminar sponsorship -> mailto:mikebaker@afaa.org 
 
Download our course outlines here -> http://tinyurl.com/4xfydyk 
 
Download seminar sponsorship information here -> tinyurl.com/3w8hgbv 
  
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June 12-15, 2011 - Boston, MA   
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NFPA Conference and Expo 
Booth #762 
http://www.afaa.org 
 
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June 21-23, 2011 - Plano, TX 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Fire Alarm Plan Review 
Understanding IBC Fire Alarm Requirements (NICET)  
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/TI_PR_IBC_Dallas_Jun2011.pdf 
 
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June 28-30, 2011 - Spokane, WA 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
http://www.afaa.org/pdf/TI_IntFA_Spokane_Jun2011.pdf 
 
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July 12-14, 2011 - Phoenix, AZ 
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Jump into Fire! (NEW) 
Basic Fire Alarm 
Understanding IBC-2009 Fire Alarm Requirements 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/JIF_BasFA_IBC_Phoenix_Jul2011.pdf 
 
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August 2-4, 2011 - Omaha, NE 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) updated for new CBT 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/TI_IntFA_Omaha_Aug2011.pdf 
 
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