Respiratory Protection in Healthcare
With the emergence of global infectious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and COVID-19. A need was born for stricter measures to enable health workers to remain safe and protected from respiratory pathogens. In order for this to happen systematically, Healthcare workers around the world are required to implement a certain Program that helps protect them against infection. Healthcare workers around the world are required to wear certain equipment in healthcare settings as a risk management measure to protect themselves and patients against exposure to infectious droplet and airborne pathogens. The most commonly used equipment is respirators and face masks. They provide different levels of protection.