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Sprinkler shop revamps name, marketing plan

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06/01/2003

CHARDON, Ill. - After five years in business, a small, four-man sprinkler fabrication and installation shop here has revamped its company image with the introduction of a new name and some professional marketing materials to promote its new identity.

ADT secures transit contract

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06/01/2003

WASHINGTON - Through a federal grant designed to beef up security following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, ADT Security Services has been awarded an $8.

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06/01/2003

Former NFPA educator to head safety council

WILKESBORO, N.C.

Delaware enacts fire legislation

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06/01/2003

DOVER, Del. - Gov.

Wyoming adopts trio of NFPA codes

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06/01/2003

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - State officials here adopted the current editions of three codes from the National Fire Protection Association to create a unified code across the state.

Briefs

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05/01/2003

NFPA elects trustees to research group

QUINCY, Mass. - Three trustees have been appointed to the governing body of the Fire Protection Research Foundation, a nonprofit group studying fire risk and fire safety affiliated with the National Fire Protection Association.

UL repositions fire division

Division will increase focus on installers, AHJ community
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05/01/2003

NORTHBROOK, Ill. - As part of a repositioning of the fire protection sector of the industry’s most prominent testing and certification agency, Underwriters Laboratories has restructured that part of its organization and hired a director of business development to explore the division’s new opportunities.

RJA secures GSA schedule

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05/01/2003

FAIRFAX, Va. - Fire protection engineering firm Rolf Jensen & Associates has been awarded a federal supply schedule from the General Services Administration, a listing that could make the company a more attractive vendor in the federal market.

NFPA reviews codes after club fire

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05/01/2003

QUINCY, Mass. - Members of the National Fire Protection Association Technical Committee are looking at revisions to four of the life safety organization’s codes at an emergency meeting in mid-March following a fatal nightclub fire in Rhode Island and a crowd crush at a club in Chicago, incidents that killed 120 people in February.

Tyco hires new fire, security division head

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05/01/2003

PEMBROKE, Bermuda - As a result of more accounting issues, this time in its European Fire & Security division, Tyco officials last month announced that it had fired division head Jerry Boggess and replaced him with the chief of another Tyco division.

Officials gave no specific reason for Boggess’ departure, but the termination follows a reorganization of the European fire and security division under a single management team and the compliance of that business to certain accounting and other policies, according to the company.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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