2020 Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit: Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health

Date: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 - Friday, Oct. 30, 2020
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Event Type: Events/Activities

Join AIHA's Potomac Section for the 5th Annual Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit with the theme of control of health and safety hazards in museums, historic sites, conservation treatment and collection care.

Highlights Include:

  • Panels on Covid-19 challenges: Not everything stops when a museum is closed; Adapting ASHRAE ventilation guidelines; and Decontamination techniques for collection environments.
  • Presentations on: Safely dealing with mold and pest challenges in collections care, Work-safe mass digitization, Ethical considerations in 9/11 object treatments, Face covering guidance, Hazards in collections.
  • Virtual museum and art gallery tours, including exhibits related to worker health and safety.
  • Social networking break-out rooms at the end of each day.

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