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October 16, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 474  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   10-16-2011 
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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US blocks Huawei from public safety LTE trial
Total Telecom
According to Plummer, Huawei was invited by NIST (National Institute 
of Standards and ... fire fighters, and paramedics, according to The 
Daily Beast. ... 
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?ID=468333 
 
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Beyond the competence of the average fire risk assessor?
Link2Portal
Niall Rowan, Technical Officer, Association for Specialist Fire 
Protection (ASFP), proposes that the subject of risk management in 
buildings is probably beyond the competence of the average fire risk
assessor. This is possibly a rather controversial ... 
http://www.link2portal.com/beyond-competence-average-fire-risk-assessor 
  
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ADDITIONAL GAS PIPE BONDING/GROUNDING METHOD MAY DECREASE FIRE RISK ...
FireEngineering.com
Since 2009, new or modified installations of CSST have been required 
to meet the specifications for bonding and grounding as stated in 2009
NFPA- 54 (7.13.2) National Fuel Gas Code; 2008 NFPA-70 National 
Electrical Code; and the latest manufacturer's ... 
http://www.fireengineering.com/news/2011/10/1516429167/additional-gas-
pipe-bonding-grounding-method-may-decrease-fire-risk-during-lightning-
strikes.html 
 
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Scientists behind the wasabi fire alarm win Ig Nobel prize
The Guardian
Hot stuff: a waft of wasabi can wake people from sleep. The discovery 
won Japanese scientists an Ig Nobel. Photograph: David Sillitoe/
Guardian How do you wake a deaf person in the middle of the night if 
there's a fire? Squirt a cloud of wasabi at them, ... 
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/sep/30/wasabi-fire-alarm-ig-
nobel-prize?newsfeed=true 
  
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First Alert Launches 'The Great Escape' Sweepstakes on Facebook
Sacramento Bee
The sweepstakes is part of a month-long campaign being conducted by 
First Alert to educate consumers about residential fire prevention 
and, in particular, the importance of having and practicing a fire 
escape plan. "In the event of a fire, every second ... 
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/10/03/3956321/first-alert-launches-the-
great.html 
 
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SEMINAR SCHEDULE
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October 20-21, 2011 - Atlanta, GA    
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AFAA Board of Directors 
Strategic Planning Meeting 
 
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October 25, 2011 - Portland, OR 
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SFPE Annual Meeting and Conference 
 
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October 28-29, 2011 - Orlando, FL   
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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November 1-3, 2011 - Baton Rouge, LA    
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NFPA 72-2010 Code Update 
Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/NFPA_72-2010_TI_BatonRouge_Nov2011.pdf 
 
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December 6-7, 2011 - Decatur, AL 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
Sponsored seminar (closed) 
 
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