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Health & Safety for Museum Professionals

Health & Safety for Museum Professionals Cover




The American Institute for Conservation and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) joined forces on the ultimate reference book for museum professionals.

Hawks, Catherine, Michael McCann, Kathryn Makos, Lisa Goldberg, David Hinkamp, Dennis Ertel and Patricia Silence, eds. 2010. 1st Edition. Health and Safety for Museum Professionals. Washington, DC: Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections.

  • Hardcover: 647 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0984160493
  • ISBN-13: 978-0984160495
  • Package Dimensions: 10.1 x 7 x 1.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds

Table of Contents

The nineteen chapters were written by top specialists in their field.

  • Part 1: Principles of Safety and Health
    (fire protection, occupational hazards, and waste management)
  • Part 2: Specific Hazards
    (particulates, chemical hazards, and toxins, physical, mechanical, and electrical hazards, and radiation)
  • Part 3: Museum Work
    (facilities management, emergency salvage, collections management, fieldwork, conservation and restoration, and exhibit protection and maintenance)