Emergency and Risk Resources for Museums
Here you’ll find a range of resources to support you in emergency preparedness and risk management. These will be updated periodically and later in the year will include an Emergency Planning template.
You can also download our ‘What are the Risks to Museums?’ visual and Emergency and Risk Network Information sheet here: MDEM Museums Emergency & Risk Leaflet
ERN Risk Assessment Template when undertaking museum site assessment: Template Risk Assessment of Threats for Museums
- ‘Ten Steps to a Museum Emergency Plan’
- Pest Fact Sheets
- ‘Emergency planning for collections’ (Spectrum 5 procedure)
Hazards in Collections E-Tool Use this tool to search through common hazards found in collections such as asbestos or controlled drugs, and view current legislation and advice.
Historic England: ‘Writing an Emergency Response Plan’
Share Museums East – Be prepared: Emergency planning toolkit for Museums’
If you would like to suggest a resource to add to the list or have a question, please contact the Emergency and Risk Network lead Anita Hollinshead.