The personal protective equipment (PPE) supply chain, in the US, has minimal ability to rapidly surge production, making it difficult to meet large unexpected increases in demand during an emergency.
The new concept addresses the issues seen where mask and hood meet one another.
These recommendations provide guidance on the appropriate selection of Personal protective equipment (PPE) for preventing transmission of filovirus to health workers while allowing satisfactory working conditions.
Researchers found that physical movements during nursing procedures may increase the risk of face seal leakage.
Saratov State University chemists report they have developed an air and vapor permeable membrane solution that can defend military personnel from chemical and biological weapons.
In tests, the paper-based sanitizers killed more than 99 percent of Saccharomyces cerevisiae as well as than 99.9 percent of E. coli bacteria cells.
This video demonstrates how to safely put on and take off full personal protective equipment (PPE).
This guidance document offers infection control best practices and planning advice for veterinary practices and personnel.
This training offers guidance on the selection of the appropriate PPE when working in a healthcare facility.
This PPT presentation outlines personal protective equipment types and use for multiple hazardous material circumstances.