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The N95 Mask: How Much Protection Does It Offer Against COVID-19?

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The N95 Mask: How Much Protection Does It Offer Against COVID-19?

The COVID-19 virus can be transmitted by people who don’t show symptoms. That’s why protective face coverings should be worn in public to slow the spread of the virus, which is primarily transmitted through respiratory droplets. Here, we’ll delve into disposable respirators, surgical masks, and cloth coverings to find out how much protection they offer.   N95 Respirators, Surgical Masks, and Cloth Masks: What’s the Difference? The N95 mask is the most commonly available respirator in the US. It can filter up to 95% of airborne particles while creating an airtight seal around the face.  Compared to an N95 respirator...

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Top 5 Tips On Wearing A Respirator

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Top 5 Tips On Wearing A Respirator

Respiratory protection is one of the most violated standards of NIOSH (the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health), and many companies are failing to address this safety issue. Yet this is a very important aspect because certain airborne particles can put the health of the employees at risk. Bandannas or paper masks are definitely not enough and they do not offer protection against smoke and very small particles. Depending on the type of toxic substances the employees are dealing with, either a dust mask or a gas mask should be used. Here are some useful tips for when using...

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How To Protect From Molds When Cleaning The Home

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How To Protect From Molds When Cleaning The Home

Ever noticed black spots on the surface of your bathroom? Or maybe white patches on the floor of your basement? Or an orange slick film on your sink? All of these are molds, and if they are not treated in time, they can grow and expand through your home, causing asthma and allergies to the people living there. And even if you and your family members are not allergic to mold, it can also cause respiratory issues such as the irritation of the throat, eyes, nose, and lungs. So when cleaning your home, it is essential to protect yourself against...

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How Often Should You Change Your Dust Mask?

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How Often Should You Change Your Dust Mask?

In this article, we will be talking about how often to replace disposable dust masks. While regular nuisance masks can last for longer, they only offer very little protection. Disposable masks last for a shorter period of time, but they offer much more protection against airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) established a limit of mask usage of less than eight hours and exposure of dust levels of less than 200 mg. If these conditions are fulfilled and the person is not working in a bio lab, the mask can...

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What Face Mask Is Best For Wildfire Smoke?

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What Face Mask Is Best For Wildfire Smoke?

Besides the huge damage it can cause, wildfire also pollutes the air through the smoke it produces. Many parts of the United States are experiencing dangerous levels of air quality caused by the smoke of wildfires. So protection is absolutely essential. People are using all sorts of items, from bandanas to full-face gas masks, but which one is best for wildfire smoke? First, let’s take a look at the types of masks available out there: Surgical masks – these are simple pieces of paper or other materials that are worn loosely across the nose and mouth. They do not filter...

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