Is The N95 Mask Required To Be Cleaned?
night. I want to ask whether the N95 mask is required to be washed. And when should the mask be washed
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N95 mask or respirator mask is a respiratory protection device that can filter PM 2.5 (Particulate matter) particles up to 95 percent. This mask is designed so that it fits snugly covering the nose and mouth of an adult. This mask is used when there is a smoke disaster, outbreaks of infectious diseases and for laboratory workers or factories of hazardous substances.
This mask is better to use once for a long time than to open the plug many times. This is related to exposure to the inner contact of the mask with the environment to be more if opened pairs. So the aim is to prevent exposure from the environment to be ineffective. If the mask is damaged or dirty, the mask cannot be washed, the mask must be replaced with a new one.
What also needs to be your concern is how to use the N95 mask. Namely put the mask in one hand, then stick it over the mouth and nose with the front part in the palm of the hand. Make sure it's right in the nose and mouth and the bottom should be under the chin. Also make sure your hands only touch the outside and edges of the mask, so that the mask remains clean. Then, pull the lower and upper straps over the head. The lower part of the strap must be adjusted to the neck and just below the ear. After that, pull the upper strap and place it above the ear. If the mask has nosepiece, stick it on the bridge of the nose. The mask will be tightly placed so that it makes the wearer uncomfortable in breathing.
Thus hopefully useful.