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November 6, 2011

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    NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION ENGINEERING TEAM      
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 Issue No. 475  ISSN 1554-074X      http://www.etnews.org   11-6-2011 
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- News
- Journal
- Employment
- Seminar Schedule
- Comments & Acknowledgements 
 
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NEWS
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US Fire Administration Coffee Break Training
Today's training vignette, "Inspection Techniques: Attention to 
Detail," discusses the importance of thorough inspection techniques 
and carbon monoxide safety.
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb_fp_2011_45.pdf 
 
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Escaping a fire above the ground floor requires forethought
Hometownlife.com
The key to survival is planning ahead for the upper-floor escape. Two-
 and three-story fire escape ladders are the most common types, and 
 can be purchased locally at hardware and home improvement stores. 
 While doing an Internet search, . ... 
http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.hometownlife.com/article/
20111103/NEWS16/111030568&ct=ga&cad=CAEQAhgAIAAoATAAOABA18jK9QRIAVAAWA
BiAmVu&cd=Dr9EyVMCv6U&usg=AFQjCNF2eqn4-zuyxAZQ2ujeun41WtAOCA 
 
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Chambers County Fire Marshal's 10 Most Common Fire Code Violations
Anahuac Progress
Chambers County utilizes the International Fire Code 2009. This 
applies to commercial buildings, businesses or apartments with four 
or more units. 2. ... 
http://www.theanahuacprogress.com/articles/2011/11/02/news/news09.txt 
 
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Building Analytics from a Different View
AutomatedBuildings.com
The first recognition of video images used for fire and smoke 
detection was in the 2007 edition of NFPA 72. (As always however, 
their use should be ... 
http://www.automatedbuildings.com/news/nov11/articles/sinopoli2/
111028023202sinopoli.html 
 
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Generator Testing System Sets Stage for Smart Grid
Sustainable Plant
Load testing also is required by NFPA 70, NFPA 99 and NFPA 110. 
Manual testing proved too labor-intensive, time-consuming and costly, 
so Duke sought to automate its electric apparatus and generators to 
keep up with its emergency power testing programs. ... 
http://www.sustainableplant.com/2011/10/generator-testing-system-sets-
stage-for-smart-grid/ 
 
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES
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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 -> http://tinyurl.com/3w8hgbv  
  
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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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December 16, 2011 - Portland, OR 
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Intermediate Fire Alarm (NICET I & II) 
http://www.afaa.org/PDF/Seminars/2011/IBC_Portland_Dec2011.pdf 
 
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January 9-12, 2011 - Honolulu, HI 
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More info to follow ... 
 
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January 17, 2011 - Addison, IL 
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Fire Alarm System Testing and Inspection 
More info to follow ... 
 
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COMMENTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 
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