Use this procedure well before you are faced with a real emergency that might harm your collections or your information systems. The first thing to do is to list the risks you face, such as fire and flooding. Then plan to make these things less likely to happen, and less damaging if they do.
Managing information about potential risks to all the objects in your care, and the action to be taken in emergency situations.
This is the Spectrum standard for Emergency planning for collections. It includes policy questions and sets out the minimum requirements you should aim to meet however you put this procedure into practice.
This suggested procedure shows how you might meet the Spectrum standard for Emergency planning for collections. It is presented in two formats: text and workflow diagram. They are meant to be starting points for you to adapt to the needs of your own museum.