Guideline 17.2

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Guideline 17.2: Museum Policies are instituted to protect against fire and water damage

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What policies can help protects object from fire and water damage?

  • No-smoking policies
  • prohibiting personal space heaters, etc. and ensuring compliance by addressing inadequate heating and cooling of workspaces.
  • Consulting with the local fire chief to ensure proper fire prevention plan is in place.
  • The museum has an emergency plan in place.
  • Staff must be trained in use of fire extinguishers.