Operating staff can be one of the main sources of contamination, an individual can release 1,000,000,000 skin cells per day through skin shedding, out of which approximately 10% of particles carry microorganisms.3
About EPPE Board
The European Personal Protection Equipment Group (EPPE) was created to raise awareness on OR Safety for healthcare professionals. It is composed of Orthopaedic surgeons who use Personal Protection Equipment systems during their procedures.
Our community keeps growing! We currently have 7 Board members and numerous subscribers.
We strive to make healthcare better for our patients as well as for our Healthcare professionals.
T7 Personal Protection Equipment
Meet Stryker’s quietest, lightest and most comfortable PPE System.
T7 hoods and togas are designed to protect against liquid and viral penetration with AAMI 4* material offering the highest-level protective material and full coverage from the neck up.
Flyte Personal Protection Equipment
AAMI Level 4 highest grade fabric helping safeguard against exposure to infectious bodily fluids and transfer of microorganisms and particulate matter*
* In the critical zones
**Critical zones of the togas meet Level 4 protection against bloodborne pathogens per AAMI PB70, less critical zones meet Level 1.