Guidance has been produced by Public Health England 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.
This guidance should be used in conjunction with local policies.
Within the guidance you will find:
- Advice on the Personal Protective Equipment 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 Act 1974.
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