Mask Respirator

Mask Decontamination Endangers Healthcare Workers, Nurses’ Unions Charge

June 16, 2020

N95 decontamination must meet 3 criteria. It needs to: inactivate the pathogen, it can’t damage or degrade the N95 in any way, and it should not introduce an additional hazard to the healthcare worker.

Just-in-Time Fit Testing Allows for Rapid Response During Pandemics Like COVID-19

June 09, 2020

Just-in-time (JIT) fit testing allows a healthcare organization to offer evaluation, training, and fitting of HCPs during rapid intervals, as needed, based on specific patient care assignments. 

FDA COVID-19 Ruling: Not All N95 Respirators Eligible for Decontamination and Reuse

June 09, 2020

Decontaminated respirators should only be resorted to when unused devices are not available, but that happened a lot in the last few months.