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Personal protective equipment: Equipment designed to help protect an individual from hazards
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer's body from injury or infection. The hazards addressed by protective equipment include physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, biohazards, and airborne particulate matter. Protective equipment may be worn for job-related occupational safety and health purposes, as well as for sports and other recreational activities. Protective clothing is applied to traditional categories of clothing, and protective gear applies to items such as pads, guards, shields, or masks, and others. PPE suits can be similar in appearance to a cleanroom suit.

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Watch: Mumbai teacher drives auto-rickshaw to ferry Covid-19 patients for free [Video]

Watch: Mumbai teacher drives auto-rickshaw to ferry Covid-19 patients for free

A school teacher in Mumbai has come forward to help Covid patients amid the second wave. Dattatraya Sawant is providing free rickshaw service from hospital to home & visa versa. Sawant drives the..

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Watch: Bhopal auto-driver turns his 3-wheeler into free ambulance for Covid patients [Video]

Watch: Bhopal auto-driver turns his 3-wheeler into free ambulance for Covid patients

A man in MP's Bhopal has turned his three-wheeler into an ambulance-like vehicle. Javed Khan, an auto driver, is providing ambulance service to Covid patients free of cost. Khan's auto is equipped with..

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Dr Shetty: India will face another huge shortage soon... | Oneindia News [Video]

Dr Shetty: India will face another huge shortage soon... | Oneindia News

Dr Devi Shetty, renowned cardiac surgeon, reveals what the next shoratge India will face after PPEs and oxygen, and while it is alrming, Dr Shetty aso provides solutions to deal with the impending..

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Watch: Couple tie the knot clad in PPE kits after groom tests Covid positive [Video]

Watch: Couple tie the knot clad in PPE kits after groom tests Covid positive

A couple in Madhya Pradesh tied the knot in a ceremony where the bride and groom were both donning PPE kits. The groom had tested positive on 19th of April, 2021 and both were seen performing all..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 01:35Published
MP couple wed in full PPE kit | Groom tested positive | Oneindia News [Video]

MP couple wed in full PPE kit | Groom tested positive | Oneindia News

Couple weds wearing full PPE kit in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam. The grrom had tested positive the day before the wedding, but decided that the ceremony should not be postponed. #ViralVideo #NewNormal..

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Doctors celebrate Covid patient's birthday in Surat hospital, video goes viral [Video]

Doctors celebrate Covid patient's birthday in Surat hospital, video goes viral

Heartwarming video of doctors celebrating the birthday of a Covid-19 patient has gone viral. Like last year, corona warriors are back at it, going the extra mile, for their patients. The birthday was..

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COVID-19: No shortage of beds, says Haryana CM [Video]

COVID-19: No shortage of beds, says Haryana CM

Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar on April 20 informed that the state is not dealing with shortage of beds, PPE kits and ventilators in hospitals. "There is no shortage of beds in..

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CNN10 - 4/20/21 [Video]

CNN10 - 4/20/21

The signs of inflation, the recovery of the airline industry, the environmental challenges of used PPE, and the safe landing of an old plane are today’s topics.

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WB polls: Wearing PPE kits, 3 COVID positive patients cast votes in Siliguri [Video]

WB polls: Wearing PPE kits, 3 COVID positive patients cast votes in Siliguri

Wearing PPE kits, three COVID-19 positive patients came to cast their votes in WB's Siliguri on April 17. They went to Booth No 173A at Siliguri Girls School to exercise their right. Fifth phase of..

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Watch: Dressed in PPE kits, doctors dance to cheer COVID patients [Video]

Watch: Dressed in PPE kits, doctors dance to cheer COVID patients

Dressed in PPE kits, medical staff of a hospital in Gujarat's Vadodara was seen dancing in front of COVID patients. Doctors and nurses were seen encouraging their patients to be happy through their..

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Discarded PPE filling up landfills and oceans [Video]

Discarded PPE filling up landfills and oceans

In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the shortage of PPE left many frontline healthcare workers painfully vulnerable. Now, the sudden mass production of PPE is adding to an already staggering..

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CNN Heroes: Factory live-in helps meet the PPE need [Video]

CNN Heroes: Factory live-in helps meet the PPE need

When protective gear like surgical masks and gowns were in short supply, workers at Braskem America lived in their Pennsylvania manufacturing plant. No one left for 28 days as they produced material..

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Watch: Milind Soman toasts Holi in quarantine, wife Ankita visits in PPE suit [Video]

Watch: Milind Soman toasts Holi in quarantine, wife Ankita visits in PPE suit

Actor Milind Soman has shared a bunch of pictures from his Holi celebration. The actor is currently in home quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19. In a picture, Milind's wife Ankita Konwar is..

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Nail salon owner reads racist letter sent to businesses [Video]

Nail salon owner reads racist letter sent to businesses

During a Los Angeles rally in support of Asian Americans, CNN’s Paul Vercammen spoke with three Vietnamese American nail salon owners who say they received hateful, racist letters despite their..

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