The West Midlands Emergency Response Network (ERN) has supplied equipment to a number of host sites around the region for use by all museums in the event of a small scale emergency involving collections.
The equipment is available to be borrowed from the host organisation to help deal with the emergency situation.
The equipment at each location includes:
- Wet and dry vacuum cleaner
- Submersible pump with 30 metres of hosing
- 2x RCD units
- Crate of emergency equipment
Terms and conditions for borrowing the equipment is available as a PDF to download and further resources to support disaster preparedness and the treatment of objects are available on the Midlands Federation website
Contacts for the emergency equipment can be found here