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27 April 2020 Current Events Gujarat Based Company Develops Reusable PPE Kits To Contain Biomedical Waste

A Gujarat based company has come up with an innovative method to contain biomedical waste. It has developed reusable "Personal protective equipment" kits for the doctors amidst the pandemic. The company claims that these kits are "100%" safe as it operates with positive air pressure. The suits are also equipped with its own "decontamination process", and the air quality can also be measured online. As they are not disposable, there will be no biomedical waste. The Managing Director of Sure Safety (India) Ltd said that "we provide COVID-19 safety equipment to Government of India, Government of Gujarat and Indian Defence." The company took the initiative to make these PPEs after reports flooded of India not enough safety kits available for frontline health workers in the country. One doctor, who is working in the frontline state-run hospital in the northern city of Lucknow said that PPE kits are not reaching as fast as it should. There were also reports that some doctors were forced to wear raincoats and motorbike helmets. So far, several doctors and caregivers who are on duty have tested positive for Coronavirus, and the hospitals where they worked have been sealed. In this scenario, PPE kits are the most vital for the safety of frontline medical staff. PPE kits or personal protective equipment are protective clothing, worn to minimise exposure to hazards and to prevent transmission of the virus in treatment centres. They are crucial in the fight of COVID-19.


Gujarat Based Company Develops Reusable PPE Kits To Contain Biomedical Waste

A Gujarat based company has come up with an innovative method to contain biomedical waste. It has developed reusable "Personal protective equipment" kits for the doctors amidst the pandemic. The company claims that these kits are "100%" safe as it operates with positive air pressure. The suits are also equipped with its own "decontamination process", and the air quality can also be measured online. As they are not disposable, there will be no biomedical waste. The Managing Director of Sure Safety (India) Ltd said that "we provide COVID-19 safety equipment to Government of India, Government of Gujarat and Indian Defence." The company took the initiative to make these PPEs after reports flooded of India not enough safety kits available for frontline health workers in the country. One doctor, who is working in the frontline state-run hospital in the northern city of Lucknow said that PPE kits are not reaching as fast as it should. There were also reports that some doctors were forced to wear raincoats and motorbike helmets. So far, several doctors and caregivers who are on duty have tested positive for Coronavirus, and the hospitals where they worked have been sealed. In this scenario, PPE kits are the most vital for the safety of frontline medical staff. PPE kits or personal protective equipment are protective clothing, worn to minimise exposure to hazards and to prevent transmission of the virus in treatment centres. They are crucial in the fight of COVID-19.




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