Museum Security and Protection

Museum Security and Protection

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The ICMS Handbook is acknowledged as the international standard text for basic security procedures. It was first published as A Basic Guide to Museum Security, and is now fully revised, enlarged and updated. The manual covers: general principles security, theft and burglary: security personnel; training; collection management and transport; disaster planning; fire and environmental hazards; checklist of security procedures. It is designed to operate in all conditiones adn sizes of museum, not merely those with elaborate electronic security. It stresses that good basic principles are teh key to effective protection from hazard.The facilities or building manager relies on key staff including protection staff, volunteers, and its own maintenance or ... Fire protection policies, covered in Chapter 7, regulate the use of open flames, electrical appliances, emergency exits, and flammable materials used in construction. ... the identification of and personal access control of staff, allied workers, researchers, and volunteers to enter and useanbsp;...

Title:Museum Security and Protection
Author:Robert Burke, David Liston
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-09-26


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