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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidelines & Information

                    
WHAT IS PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT?


Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as "PPE", is equipment worn to protect health care workers from and minimize exposure to Ebola. Personal protective equipment includes items such as gloves, safety glasses and boots, face shields, hats, respirators, coveralls, vests and full body suits.
 
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
 
The following downloadable resources provide information on PPE standards, assembly and removal. They have been sourced from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
  The following two videos from Doctors Without Borders (MSF) also demonstrate donning and removing PPE:




For further information on PPE, please consult the Centers for Disease Control  website.