STANDARD 21: Fire and Water Damage Prevention

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STANDARD 21: Fire and Water Damage Prevention
Appropriate prevention measures must protect objects from the risk of fire and water damage


Guideline 21.1: Hardware is used to protect objects from fire and water damage

What hardware is available to reduce the danger of fire and water damage?


Guideline 21.2: Museum Policies are instituted to protect against fire and water damage

What policies can help protect objects from fire and water damage?
What staff training can help protect objects from fire and water damage?


Guideline 21.3: Exhibit design strategies are used to protect objects against fire and water damage

What design features help to protect objects from fire and water damage?


Guideline: 21.4: The exhibit’s electrical wiring and fixtures do not compromise object safety

What precautions should be taken to ensure electrical fixtures, lighting, and wiring will not pose a fire hazard?