COVID-19: masks and respirators

Proper respiratory protection is essential to creating a safe working environment. COVID-19 can be highly infectious, and CUPE strongly recommends that personal protective equipment (PPE) precautions be implemented. The specific PPE needed, including masks and respirators, will vary based on the risks of a given task or workplace.

The following Fact Sheet on Masks and Respirators contains important information on how to determine which personal protective equipment is appropriate for you, how to be properly fitted for PPE, and how to don and doff it safely.

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