‘The museum must be able to respond effectively to emergency or disaster situations. It must have an emergency plan, relating to all buildings that house collections and services, which includes or refers to:

1.9.1 arrangements for the workforce, visitors and collections
1.9.2 risk assessments of threats
1.9.3 information about how emergency plans are authorised, maintained, communicated, tested and made available to the workforce and emergency services
1.9.4 evidence of how the museum works with the emergency services, and of any other relevant emergency plans
1.9.5 an effective procedure for reviewing the emergency plan.’

(Accreditation standard, October 2011)