Donning and doffing explained: Eye protection in a healthcare setting

PPE - June 10, 2020 - 0 comments

Many types of workers are now wearing disposable eye protection to help protect against the spread of COVID-19. Eye protection is intended to act as a barrier to infectious materials entering the eye, to reduce the risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus.

Eye protection is used in conjunction with other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gloves, gowns and face masks or respirators, and like all PPE care must be taken when donning and doffing.

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