This intensive course focuses on preparing for disaster response and salvage.
With reference to case studies, the course includes strategies for dealing with damage, an emergency decision-making exercise and a major incident desktop scenario.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• identify the key issues that a disaster plan needs to address
• give examples of the decisions to be made when responding to an incident
• source salvage equipment to build a disaster kit
Strategies covered include:
The day is led by Harwell Document Restoration Services. For further information about the course, please contact the Course Organiser: +44 (0)1243 818219 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The course is held at the British Library, the national library of the United Kingdom and the second largest library in the world. British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB.
Timetable for one day courses.
Students should arrive by 9.30am for registration.
Classes are from 9.30 - 4.30pm.
Lunch can be purchased from the nearby British Library Terrace Restaurant.
Emma Dadson is the Priority User Service Divisional Manager of Harwell Document Restoration, the leading service provider of specialist salvage for paper in the UK and Ireland, and has twice been recognised as Business Continuity Consultant of the Year (2014 and 2007). She is also the author of Effective Emergency Planning for Libraries, Archives and Museums (Facet, 2013). Emma holds a Masters degree in Classics from Oxford University and is an accredited Disaster Recovery Specialist Restorer and Fellow of the British Damage Management Association.