Different levels of PPE are required depending on the care you are delivering.
Please review and share the personal protection documents below, and ensure you’re always using the correct PPE for the situation.
Airborne and contact precautions should be used for all AGPs involving COVID and Suspected COVID patients
Please review and share the Aerosol-Generating Procedures (AGPs) poster below.
The following PPE is to be used for AGPs:
N95/P2 masks should be:
Face shields offer an additional layer of protection by covering your eyes, nose and mouth as well as helping to prevent you from touching your face.
Goggles are not required to be worn in addition to a face shield as the face shield offers the eye protection required.
Please note: Monash Health has reviewed its practice of disposable shields. In line with DHHS guidance, disposable shields and goggles must be used once only and discarded.
Shields and goggles are to be treated like a mask, discarded when taking a break, or when visibly soiled and should not be reapplied.
This means that the cleaning of face shields is no longer required.