PPE in COVID-19 Impacts on Health Performance, Work-Related Injuries, and Measures for Prevention
Updated: Apr 13, 2021
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Personal Protective Equipment in COVID-19
Impacts on Health Performance, Work-Related Injuries, and Measures for Prevention
Duan, Xiaoqin MD, PhD; Sun, Hongzhi MD, MM; He, Yuxuan BS; Yang, Junling MD, PhD; Li, Xinming PhD; Taparia, Kritika BS; Zheng, Bin MD, PhD
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: March 2021 - Volume 63 - Issue 3 - p 221-225
High incidences of injuries and negative impacts to healthcare providers should alert us to ergonomic issues induced by wearing personal protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Comments and feedback from frontline workers are tremendously valuable to improve the design of protective gear and create new technologies to enhance performance.