Emergency Film Group

Self Protection

Selecting the proper type of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is important to protect healthcare workers from exposure to contaminated patients. This DVD program, part of Hospital First Receiver, explains about the different choices in PPE and the issues involved in selecting the correct ensemble. Topics covered include:
  • EPA levels of protection
  • How exposure occurs
  • Using respiratory protection
  • Proper donning and doffing of PPE
  • Standards for protective clothing
  • Avoiding heat injury while using PPE
  • 29 minutes

Self Protection is part of the Hospital First Receiver training series.

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