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New resource clarifies the use of face shields in the workplace

Published on: December 07, 2020

Face shields can be used for added protection in the workplace, but cannot replace face masks.

COVID-19 health and safety: Selecting and using face shields in non-health care settingsMany employers and workers have asked if face shields can be used in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. Selecting and using face shields in non–health care settings clarifies that, while you can use face shields for added protection, they do not replace face masks and other prevention measures.

The resource is available in English, with additional languages to follow.

Learn more about COVID-19 health and safety.