Creating an effective employee protection plan for the prevention of COVID-19

Creating an employee protection plan? Consider the "four D's": Duration, Density, Dilution, and Distance. This will help you and your employees identify their risk level and define what steps your organization needs to take to keep them protected.

Using masks to reduce personal risk against airborne pathogens like COVID-19

Viruses like COVID-19 and measles transmit as airborne particles and pose a significant risk to personal health. One way to reduce the risk of infection to ourselves and to those around us is through the proper usage of masks. Masking doesn't remove all risk but does significantly reduce it for you and others when properly worn and cared for.

Proper care and use of masks to maximize personal health and safety

How we put on our masks and care for them after taking them off is critical to keeping ourselves and others healthy and safe. Here are three steps to properly put on your mask and five steps to properly remove it.

How and when to use N-95 respirators

N-95 respirators are for use in high-risk situations and by healthcare personnel for protection against airborne pathogens. N-95 respirators reduce the risk of exposure to airborne aerosol viruses like COVID-19. When fitted properly, they work even better than masks to keep such infectious particles out. There are three factors you should consider to effectively use an N-95 respirator.

How do I stay safe putting on/taking off an N-95 respirator?

N-95 respirators are for use in high-risk situations and by healthcare personnel for protection against airborne pathogens. Follow these six steps when putting on your N-95 respirator, and these seven steps to remove it properly. These steps help ensure maximum protection for you and reduce your risk of infection.