Public Workshop of the Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care
The Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care hosted a public workshop on March 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. Topics discussed included:
- Elastomeric respirator efficacy and effectiveness as compared to N95s and PAPRs
- Use and maintenance of elastomeric respirators
- Lessons learned from elastomeric respirator use in health care and other industries
- Challenges and opportunities for the use of elastomeric respirators in public health preparedness and emergency response
An agenda from the workshop is linked below.
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