Workshop: Mold: Prevention, Detection, Recovery

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Presenter: Gillian Marcus, Preservation Specialist, DHPSNY
There are morning and afternoon sessions for each date. Registration is limited to 20 participants per session.
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Mold can stain artifacts and weaken paper, books, textiles, and proteinaceous materials such as leather. It can also cause health problems for staff and visitors. This half-day workshop will discuss how to identify mold, the environmental factors that allow mold to grow and thrive, and how to prevent an outbreak. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and procedures for handling the health risks of a mold outbreak will also be discussed. Attendees will learn best practices for cleaning moldy books and papers, as well as identifying when it’s necessary to call a conservator or a professional mold remediation company.


Location Staten Island Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace, Building A
Staten Island, New York 10301
When October 18, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm
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