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Q: 5.8 Describe the correct procedure for disposal of used PPE
A: Sequence for removing PPE ? all items must be removed and discarded carefully ? perform hand hygiene after gloves/gown removal before your hands go near your face (for removal of masks and eye protection) and after completion of PPE removal, [ and any time you suspect your hands are contaminated during PPE removal. 1. Glove removal ? outside of glove is ?dirty?; use
glove-to-glove/ skin-to-skin handling method ? grasp outside edge near wrist ? peel away from hand, turning glove inside out ? hold in opposite gloved hand ? slide ungloved finger under wrist of remaining glove ? peel off from inside, creating a bag for both gloves ? discard 2. Gown removal ? gown front and sleeves are ?dirty?; handle by inside/back of gown ? unfasten ties ? peel gown away from neck and shoulder ? turn contaminated outside surface toward the inside ? fold or roll into a bundle ? discard 3. Perform hand hygiene 4. Eyewear removal ? outside of eyepiece is ?dirty?; handle by earpieces ? grasp earpieces with ungloved hands ? pull away from face ? place in designated receptacle for reprocessing 5. Mask removal ? front of mask is ?dirty?; handle by ear-loops ? remove from face, in a downward direction, using ear-loops ? discard 6. Perform hand hygiene immediately after removing PPE. ]
KUMAR S|Points 30|
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