General Health and Safety

The Alliance has compiled this set of health and safety resources from throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Chapter 11: Curatorial Health and Safety of the museum handbook 

The National Park Service provides information on occupational health and safety hazards unique to museum work.

Museum Health and Safety Management Policy

The Natural History Museum in London, England has posted the full contents of its Museum Health and Safety Management Policy. It contains three parts. Part one outlines the museum’s pledge to provide a useful health and safety management system. Part two outlines who will implement the policy. Part three includes detailed plans for managing the museum’s health and safety.

Sticks and Stones: Bullying in Museums

The UK Museums Association compiled this resource to help managers and leaders in dealing with and managing bullying in the workplace and includes findings from an effort to research the effects of bullying on workplaces.

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