Emergency Preparedness

If there is an emergency related issue affecting a museum collection, contact the following in the order of urgency and type of emergency:
  • Fire - Ambulance - Police: 911
  • University Protective Services: 780-492-5050
  • Facilities and Operations: 780-492-5555
  • MACS 24/7 Emergency Contact Number: 780-492-9369.

A Museums and Collections Services (MACS) Emergency Response Team will be available on a case-by-case basis to assist with remediation and salvage procedures in the event of an emergency affecting museum collections. We are also able to call in outside assistance to obtain additional equipment and personnel if necessary. 

To access specific UAM collections' emergency plans, follow this link:

University of Alberta Hazard Response for Museums and Collections