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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Personal protective equipment

PPE

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Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster
TLAP

Equipment that protects you against risks to your health or safety at work. Care workers and health care staff such as nurses and doctors rely on things like facemasks, gloves and aprons to protect their own health while they are treating people with coronavirus, and to avoid spreading infection between people.

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