Simple Mistakes You do while handling Mask?

Simple Mistakes You do while handling Mask?

There are right ways and incorrect ways to wear a face mask and because it needs uniform masking of all the workers around the world.

Proper and safe mask handling means that users adhere to strict hygiene, complete coverage of the nose and mouth and prevent touching of the mask or face with a protective covering.

Simple Mistakes You do while handling Mask?

Masks should fit snugly, but not so tightly, against the side of the face. To be effective, the mask must also cover the nose and mouth.

For children under 2 years of age or for people who can not remove the mask themselves or are unconscious, the mask is not recommended.

PROPER AND SAFE MASKING

  1. Wash your hands/perform hand hygiene.
  2. Grasp the mask at the ear loops or upper ties.
  3. Place over your face. For ear-loop style mask – secure ear loops behind ears then secure mask. For tie back style mask – first secure upper ties behind the head, followed by lower ties behind the head, then secure mask.
  4. Wash your hands/perform hand hygiene.

Taking the mask off

  1. Grasp the ear loops or untie lower strings first. Untie upper strings last. The front is contaminated so slowly and carefully remove.
  2. Inspect the mask. If the disposable mask is soiled, wet or torn, discard. Cloth mask should be laundered daily and replaced if damaged or torn.
  3. For mask storage, place in a bag labelled front and back and place mask accordingly.
  4. Wash your hands/perform hand hygiene.

Simple Mistakes You do while handling Mask?

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