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Emergency Planning Best Practice

Museum Development East Midlands

Friday, 5 July 2019 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST)

Emergency Planning Best Practice

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General Admission 28 Jun 2019 Free  

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This one day practical training course will help organisations to improve their emergency preparedness, by using multiple case studies and practical experiences to highlight key components for successful disaster response. The content is applicable for organisations who have yet to write a plan, in highlighting key content for Accreditation and best practice, but also for those who already have a plan to identify areas for improvement.

The day will also cover key elements of salvage techniques for dealing with damaged objects and provide blueprints for extending the training within attendees' organisations.


The timetable for the day will be:

9.30am Registration and coffee

10.00am Introduction: aims and objectives

10.15am Emergency Planning Essentials – definitions, emergency teams, scope

11.30am Break

11.45am Effective incident response

12.30pm Emergency plans – key documents checklist. Emergency teams, disaster kit contents, priority lists, floor plans and other key documents

1.00pm Lunch

1.45pm Salvage – tactics and methods, including practical exercise

3.00pm Break

3.15pm Managing major incidents

4.00pm Close


If your organisation already has an Emergency Plan, then please bring it along.

The workshop will be led by Emma Dadson from Harwell Restoration, Emma has 20 years of experience in disaster recovery and emergency planning as manager of Harwell's Priority User Service. Emma has been named the 'Business Continuity Consultant of the Year' at the Business Continuity Awards in 2007 and 2014 and is a previous Chair of the British Damage Management Association. She is an accredited Disaster Recovery Technician, Specialist Restorer and Honorary Fellow of the BDMA and author of ‘Emergency Planning and Response for Libraries, Archives and Museums’ (Facet Publishing).

Teas and coffees will be provided throughout the day but delegates are asked to make their own lunch arrangements by bringing a packed lunch or purchasing lunch locally. There is a café on site.

Do you have questions about Emergency Planning Best Practice? Contact Museum Development East Midlands

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National Civil War Centre

14 Appleton Gate
NG24 1JY Newark
United Kingdom

Friday, 5 July 2019 from 09:30 to 16:00 (BST)

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