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Gildan Activewear to Start Producing Personal Protective Equipment to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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MONTREAL, April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/- Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) today announced that it has joined forces with various business partners to leverage its manufacturing facilities to produce non-medical face masks and isolation gowns in support of the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anatomy of a Home-Crafted Mask: Here’s How To Make One at Home

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With supplies of N95 masks at a critical low in hospitals all over the US, volunteers are helping to create new masks or extend the life of existing masks.  One of our employees tells us how it works, as part of Legg Mason’s series on #InspireACTION.

1. Sarah, you are part of a team who sews cloth covers for N95 masks, can you tell us how the idea came about and what it is you guys are doing to help?

Keep America Beautiful: Watch Where You Toss Used Wipes and Gloves!

Failing to properly dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE) will hurt the environment and could spread COVID-19
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® issued an urgent call today for all Americans to properly dispose of cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), including used sanitizing wipes, masks, and plastic gloves. These belong in the trash, not on the ground.

Mohawk Industries and Fabric Sources International Partner to Create Medical Gowns

The companies are beginning production of medical isolation gowns and protective face shields to meet the needs of healthcare providers at area medical facilities
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CALHOUN, Ga., April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk Industries and Fabric Sources International (FSI) are combining resources to address urgent medical supply needs at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Ga. and Emory Healthcare in Atlanta during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Using fabric provided by FSI, Mohawk Home’s Dalton-based rug manufacturing facility is providing industrial sewing equipment for their skilled employees to produce vitally needed medical protective gear for doctors, nurses and other care providers.

Protective Gear Bound for Approximately 1,000 U.S. Health Centers and Clinics Fighting Covid-19

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Direct Relief is shipping 250,000 N95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to as many as 1,000 community health centers and free clinics in all 50 U.S. states that are playing a critical frontline role as Covid-19 spreads.

Personal Protective Equipment: A Primer

Make sure your facility is compliant with the OSHA PPE standards
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The OSHA PPE standards have some very specific requirements, several of which are often overlooked or misunderstood by EHS managers. Antea Group takes a closer look at four significant requirements, including what the standards actually require and what a plant safety manager needs to know to be compliant. Read it on the Antea Group blog.

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