Personal Protective Equipment, commonly referred to as "PPE", refers to equipment worn to minimize exposure to the risk of serious injury and illness. These injuries and illnesses may result from exposure to chemical, radiation, physical, electrical, mechanical or other workplace hazards. Personal protective equipment may include items such as gloves, goggles, shoes, earplugs or earmuffs, hard hats, respirators, coveralls, and full-body suits. The use of personal protective equipment is as follows:

1. Put on protective equipment

1). Wear a disposable cap;

2). Wear a mask and check the tightness of the mask;

3). Put on goggles;

4). Wear protective clothing;

5). Wear boot covers or sterilized protective foot covers;

6). Put on gloves and put them around the cuffs of the protective clothing.


2. Take off the protective equipment

1). Leave the isolation room or contaminated area;

2). Take off the gloves, put them inside out and put them in a plastic bag;

3). Take off the protective clothing and shoe covers and put them in a plastic bag;

4). Take off the goggles and the mask, be careful not to touch your face with your hands;

5). Take off the cap and put it in a plastic bag;

6). Hand disinfection.



1. If the protective mask is contaminated, it should be replaced every 4 hours.

2. Before leaving the isolation area, the glasses worn should be disinfected.

3. When medical staff are exposed to multiple confirmed cases, isolation gowns or protective clothing can be used continuously.

4. When in contact with a suspected case, the isolation gown or protective clothing should be changed between each contact case.

5. When the isolation gown or protective clothing is contaminated by the patient's blood, body fluids or dirt, it should be replaced in time.

6. When wearing a protective mask or respirator, a face air tightness test should be performed.

7. When taking off the protective equipment, be careful not to touch the clothes and skin inside.