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HSE: KN95 face mask safety alert (June 2020)

HSE Safety Alert: The UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have issued a safety alert regarding the quality and effectiveness of face masks, claiming to be of KN95 standard. These masks may also be known as filtration face masks or respirators. KN95 is a performance rating under the Chinese standard GB2626:2006, the requirements of...

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COVID-19: Guidance for first responders and first aiders

This blog post is based on PHE guidance for first responders here. This post was last updated: 22nd May 2020. This guidance is for first responders and first aiders, including members of voluntary organisations who provide immediate assistance to a symptomatic person until further medical assistance arrives. Emergency services and healthcare professionals have been provided...

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