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How to put on an FFP2 face mask

02 Feb 2022

If you are wondering how to correctly put on an Irema Facemate FFP2 face mask, the HSE has created a step by step document using Irema’s Facemate mask. Click on the image below to visit the page on the...

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When are respirator face masks used?

12 Jan 2022

The first blog in this series provided a face mask overview – the medical face mask guide. The second provided more detail about the masks we are most familiar with, surgical masks. Here I will go into more detail...

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HSE recommends FFP2 masks for healthcare workers

04 Jan 2022

HSE guidance has been updated to state that FFP2 masks must be worn by healthcare workers in all settings where they are caring for patients.   Respirator Masks Respirator masks (FFP2) are to be worn by healthcare workers in...

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When are surgical face masks used?

24 Nov 2021

In the first of this series of face mask related posts – the medical face mask guide, I gave you an overview of the different types of face masks used in medical settings. Today’s post describes the different uses...

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The Irema medical face mask guide

12 Nov 2021

This is the first in a series of face mask related blogs. Keep an eye out for future posts.   Medical face masks come in two forms – surgical and respirator. Surgical masks protect the people around the wearer...

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Introducing Facemate Anti-splash Type IIR with elasticated ear loops

30 Sep 2021

Facemate Anti-splash Type IIR surgical mask is a 3 ply mask with elasticated ear loops containing a splash resistant layer to protect the wearer against fluid splashes. Splash resistant layer against bodily fluids Bacterial Filtration Efficiency >98% Adjustable nose...

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