Safe Covid Cleaning Guide for Collections Webinar

DATE:03RD OCT 2020

ICS collaborated with Sydney Living Museums and Museums and Galleries NSW to present a webinar designed for owners and custodians of precious heritage items that are exposed to cleaning in accordance with CovidSafe requirements.  

Topics covered

  • Structure and mechanisms of the Covid 19 virus 
  • How to kill the virus
  • How long it persists on different surfaces 
  • How Sydney Living Museums undertakes daily cleaning in their historic house museums 
  • How to protect collections in the event of a deep clean
  • Useful references

Some of the key learnings

  • Soap is more effective than sanitiser
  • The safest way to deep clean a heritage environment is to simply close the affected area for 7 days.

View the Webinar

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