Monday, August 18, 2014

CDC Guidance: Donning & Removing PPEs

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Surgical Facemask N-95 Respirator 



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Although this information has been published as an update to the CDC’s Ebola Page, the techniques showing how to properly don and to remove PPEs illustrate critical infection control skills, and are valid regardless of the pathogen you are trying to avoid contact with. 


Both graphics are part of a PDF File.


I’ll have a bit more after the the break.








And passing on a reminder from NIOSH -The National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health - that 9/5 (September 5th) Is N95 Day and that they are the go to agency for information on safety equipment and how to prevent workplace illnesses and injuries.

For more on the use of PPEs in a variety of infectious environments, you may wish to revisit:

MERS: A Close Shave For PPEs

NIOSH Webinar: Debunking N95 Myths

The Great Mask Debate Revisited

Survival Of The Fit-tested


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