Do you wear a facemask at work?
Our #WearItWell campaign focuses on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). More people are choosing to protect themselves from COVID-19 with facemasks but how effective are they at protecting us in public and within the workplace.
Ross Clark is one of IOM's Occupational Hygienist he has some practical advice on wearing respirators.
Guidance and helpful resources
BSIF run the Fit2Fit Face Fit Testers accreditation scheme
And the BOHS Breathe Freely campaign can help
Effectiveness of face masks
An IOM study to understand ‘The Effectiveness of face masks used to protect Beijing residents against particulate air pollution’.