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by nightowl
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: How many times can you use a disposable FFP3 mask?
Replies: 8
Views: 1473

How many times can you use a disposable FFP3 mask?

Is there any official advice? I've probably used mine for about an hour maximum each week since the lockdown started. I know I've read that under the present circumstances it's understandable if people use them a few times but wondering how much is too much?
by nightowl
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Any tips for storage of FFP3 masks?
Replies: 6
Views: 1682

Re: Any tips for storage of FFP3 masks?

I've seen a few articles saying that although use and bin is the recommendation, that's not always going to realistic in circumstances like a pandemic. Also a lot of the use and bin guidelines are aimed at health workers who are more like to come into direct contact with the virus and wearing masks ...
by nightowl
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Any tips for storage of FFP3 masks?
Replies: 6
Views: 1682

Any tips for storage of FFP3 masks?

Any tips for storing them if you're only using them every week or so?
by nightowl
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Water
Replies: 12
Views: 2366

Re: Water

Good thing with bottled water is that the supermarkets' own brand stuff tends to be cheap as chips so it's easy to build up a store quite quickly.
by nightowl
Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: UK running short of surgical and dust masks.
Replies: 51
Views: 9644

Re: UK running short of surgical and dust masks.

The online profiteering going on is ridiculous. Not just on ebay where you'd expect it, but I've seen some companies selling boxes of 10, which medical stores normally seem to sell for around £35-40, for over £200. :shock:
by nightowl
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Does anyone have any particular routine when they go shopping at the moment?
Replies: 4
Views: 1275

Does anyone have any particular routine when they go shopping at the moment?

Thinking things like masks, gloves, shopping at times when fewer people are around, touching stuff on shelves less than normal, contactless payment.