Definition of PPE

personal protective equipment, personal protection equipment Without enough personal protective equipment, or PPE—masks, gowns, gloves, face shields, more—health-care workers will be exposed to COVID-19.— Bruce Arthur A hazmat suit is a form of personal protective equipment (PPE), which is often used by medics and doctors treating patients alongside other PPE such as goggles, gloves and gowns.— Heather Saul Most important was the PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) we were able to give merchants and volunteers at no cost to protect their health from toxic mud and mold—boots, masks, goggles, gloves, coveralls.— Courtney Watson

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27 Apr 2020

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“PPE.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/PPE. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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