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Infection Prevention & Control: Preventing Infection

Personal Protective Equipment

Gloves- protect hands, Latex or Nitrile gloves when handling Blood or blood products

Gown- protect skin and/or   clothing, wear gown or apron (scrubs don’t count) whenever there is a risk of splashing.

Face Masks and Respirators– protect mouth/nose from droplets                         

 Respirators (N-95) protect from inhalation of aerosols

Goggles – protect eyes; should fully cover nose and mouth and  prevent fluid penetration

Face shields – protect face, mouth, nose, and eyes  ( should cover forehead, extend below chin and  wrap around side of face)

Scrubs are not PPE!

Personal glasses not a substitute for goggles