Date(s) - 21/10/2016
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Trainers: Deborah Walton (UCM Regional Conservation Officer, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough), Ruth Burwood (SHARE Museum Development Project Officer and Accreditation Advisor)
Emergency planning is essential in gaining and maintaining accreditation and in safeguarding your museum collections. This course is designed for people with no previous experience in emergency planning.
This course will:
- Introduce emergency planning requirements for Accreditation, look in detail at the Accreditation guidance, and consider some of the pitfalls to avoid when developing your emergency plan
- Explore what constitutes an emergency
- Consider how to avoid emergencies and reduce the impact of an emergency event
- Inform how to start on a workable and practical emergency plan that fits your institution
- Discuss building and training an emergency response team and emergency response equipment
By the end of the day, participants will:
- Be up to date with accreditation requirements pertaining to emergency planning
- Be confident in starting or updating an emergency plan
- Be able to identify risks and mitigating measures in their own institution
- Be able to select suitable equipment
- Be equipped to start building and training a response team
Refreshments will be provided but please make your own arrangements for lunch.
Booking for this event will go live from September 1st….