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Insight: What Actually Is PPE And How It Is Helping To Fight Against Coronavirus
PPE or personal protective equipment is a set of equipment that protects the user against health or safety risks at work. It can include items such as safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, high-visibility clothing, safety footwear, and safety harnesses.
The different types of personal protective equipment are:
- Face Shields
- Goggles and Glasses
- Head Covers
- Shoe Covers
We all know that medical professionals are the first ones to deal and work with Covid19 or coronavirus patients and they are always at high risk of getting infected with this disease which is already creating chaos around the globe. The purpose of personal protective equipment is to reduce medical professionals exposure to the diseases.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is most important for medical professionals in preventing transmission of the coronavirus or Covid19 as they are the ones taking care of those patients and they are always at high risk of getting infected from the coronavirus.
Meanwhile, PPE can be used not only in treatment centers but also in various activities, e.g. cleaning waste management and safe burials, and community care related to the outbreak.