Personal Safety when Working with Collections


In this video, conservator Rebecca Elder discusses the types of dangers that arise when working with archival and museum collections. Some of the topics covered include how to identify hazardous materials, how to manage risks posed by hazardous materials, personal protective equipment, and personal safety during disaster response. This session was part of the 2015 ATALM annual conference held in Washington, DC on September 9-12, 2015.