Hazards in Collections

This eTool will help you learn about commonly encountered health hazards found in some museum collections.

It covers:

  • Arsenic and its compounds.
  • Asbestos.
  • Biological hazards.
  • Controlled drugs.
  • Explosives and energetic materials.
  • Firearms.
  • Kinetic hazards.
  • Lead and its compounds.
  • Mercury and its compounds.
  • Mould.
  • Nitrate film.
  • Radiation.
  • Spirit collections.

Click the link on the right-hand side to view on the Museum of London’s Hazards in Collections website.

 

 

 

 

 

Date created: 2019

Author: Museum of London

Publisher: Museum of London