As the disposable respirator market and demand has grown so quickly, with it so has the amount of waste sent to landfill. Every industry that relied on respiratory protection before the pandemic and since now has a social responsibility to do better and make more sustainable choices. The bonus? Moving away from disposable respirators will not only lessen your environmental impact but shifting to reusable respirators will prove a huge cost savings.
Hand Sanitizers have flooded the market since the start of the pandemic and we all know too well the slimy, smelly, runny liquids that now greet us at every store and building entrance. Most of these products contain alcohol, have an unpleasant odor, and leave the skin dry and cracked if used regularly. Because of these issues, people are now going out of there way to avoid using hand sanitizers which defeats the whole purpose.
“With the rapid spread of the new Omicron variant, we need to make high grade mask protection a priority for all healthcare workers, grocery store employees and workers on factory lines,” said Nicolas Smit, Executive Director, American Masks Manufacturers Association (AMMA). “Any public space and business should move to elastomeric masks like the Comfort-Air®Nx to keep schools open and the economy going.”
Throughout the pandemic, one of the most common questions we get asked is, “which type of respirator is right for me and what will best protect me and my family from the virus?” Having an introductory amount of knowledge about filters and how they are classified goes a long way in helping to choose the right level of protection.
When it comes to his experience with Dentec Safety and the New Comfort- Air®NxMD respirator, Dr. O’Toole sums it up by saying “The Comfort-Air®NxMD is easy to source, easy to stock and maintain, comfortable and unobtrusive, much more cost effective and most importantly a smaller output on the environment. A Great Product and Great Customer Service! Thank you Dentec Safety!”