Category Archives: Personal protective equipment (PPE)

How to choose medical examination gloves

Nitrile examination gloves

IF YOU BUY OR USE MEDICAL EXAMINATION GLOVES… Are you sure that you and your staff are protected? Read more to find out… 1. CHOOSING THE MATERIAL. Latex, nitrile and vinyl are the most common disposable glove materials. Each material is suitable for certain uses. For example, natural rubber latex comes from the Brazilian rubber […]

How to choose personal protective equipment

WHAT IS PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT? Personal protective equipment (PPE) includes gloves, gowns, masks, face shields, goggles, shoe covers and head covers. Wearing PPE in the hospital and medical clinics/offices helps prevent the spread of germs. Additionally, PPE protects both patients and health care workers from infection. PROTECTING YOUR HANDS Examination gloves create a barrier between germs and your hands. Wearing […]