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New Publication! Health and Safety for Museum Professionals

June 13, 2011

June 2, 2011

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections have jointed forces on the ultimate reference book for museum professionals: Health and Safety for Museum Professionals, edited by Catharine Hawks, Michael McCann, Kathyrn Makos, Lisa Goldberg, David Hinkamp, Dennis Ertel, and Patricia Silence.

This comprehensive volume is treated in three parts:
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).

The nineteen chapters were written by top specialists in their field.
This hardcover book is nearly 650 pages and is sure to be heavily used at your museum!

Purchase price is $95.
Health and Safety for Museum Professionals is available at University Products