The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections have joined forces on the ultimate reference book for museum professionals: Health and Safety for Museum Professionals, edited by Catharine Hawks, Michael McCann, Kathryn 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 the book by July 31 at a promotional price of $80. Starting in August, the price will be $95. The book is for sale through University Products.