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KN95 VS N95 Mask What's the difference ?

Posted by Tanyia Cordier Beck on

KN95  VS  N95 Mask  What's the difference ?

Q: What is an N95 mask?     A: An N95 mask is a polyester-based filtering facepiece respirator. It is regulated by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The “N” stands for “Non-Oil,” meaning that it offers protection against solid and non-oil-based particles. The “95” refers to the efficiency rating; in the case of N95, masks should be filtering at least 95% of particles.     Q: Do N95 masks have ear loops or elastic headbands?     A: NIOSH-certified N95 masks have elastic headbands. This is important because the elastic headbands ensure a tighter fit and...

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The Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Posted by Douglas Beck on

The Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

If you are using personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce the risk of the spread of infections it is important to understand how to put it on and remove it the right way. This guide will provide all the information you need. There are numerous pieces of personal protective equipment that can be used to reduce the risk of the spread of infections. PPE can be highly effective in reducing the threat of contamination, protecting both team members as well as other people they may come in contact with. However, this will only be the case if personal protective equipment...

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