UBC SPPH OEH: Ensuring a supply of respiratory protection: Occupational hygiene and development of solutions.

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In order to address an urgent PPE shortage, an interdisciplinary team worked to develop solutions to ensure the ongoing protection of workers. This included developing a novel product that can be used to adapt filtering facepiece respirator material to be used as an elastomeric half-mask respirator cartridge. Engagement with occupational hygiene researchers and local health and safety leaders proved to be essential in this process.

Matty Jeronimo
Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Lab Manager
UBC School of Population and Public Health

Event Date Oct 09, 2020 12:30 to Oct 09, 2020 13:03
Posted by NCCEH Sep 16, 2020
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