Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 12:20:28 -0400
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From: ILPI <info**At_Symbol_Here**ILPI.COM>
Subject: Re: Chemical Inventory
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>One word of caution from my experience with the 2001 Nisqually 
>earthquake:  be sure you can access your electronic copies of 
>chemical inventory and MSDS in case of a disaster.  Our power went 
>out and we could get nothing for several days.  It should be better 
>in these days of laptops and WiFi, but I still keep hard copies, and 
>update regularly.
>Best regards,
>Lucy Dillman

Just a reminder that OSHA requires those using electronic MSDS 
methods to meet certain criteria, including a backup plan.  We 
discuss this in our MSDS FAQ:

The rest of that page (and the entire FAQ) are good reading for 
anyone tasked with (or by) MSDS upkeep.

Rob Toreki
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