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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) illustrated guide for community and social care settings

This resource outlines personal protective equipment (PPE) advice for health and social care workers working in the community.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) illustrated guide for community and social care settings

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This guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) is for health and social care workers working in the community during this period of sustained transmission of COVID-19. Guidance should be used in conjunction with local policies.

It shows:

  • which PPE to wear depending on where and how you are working
  • how to work safely using your PPE and safer working practices to protect staff and residents

Please note that this guidance is of a general nature and that an employer should consider the specific conditions of each individual place of work and comply with all applicable legislation, including the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

Published 31 July 2020