A set of scrubs – consisting of trousers and top.
A single use surgical gown
Two layers of gloves
A plastic apron on top
The above is ‘donned and doffed’ (put on and taken off) with a new set on each entry and exit to the red zone. This is normally done with the help of a colleague.
A couple of reasons why you might leave the red zone: going to the loo or eating.
We are going to be designing a better solution to the surgical cap – which covers the neck but also allows for good sound/ audibility. Sound is a problem they are using earphones and walkie-talkies.