Category Archives: Personal protective equipment (PPE)

How to choose medical examination gloves

Abena 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 commonly used disposable glove materials. Each material is suitable for specific uses. Natural rubber latex is a plant-derived material. Latex gloves […]

How to choose personal protective equipment

Surgical face mask with face shield PPE 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 and protects both patients and health care workers from infection. PROTECTING YOUR HANDS Examination gloves create a barrier between germs and your hands. Wearing gloves helps […]