Protection for Cleaning & Disinfection for Dengue Fever
What is Dengue Fever?
Dengue fever is a viral illness transmitted through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes. More frequently happens in Southeast Asia, South Asia and South America.
What are the symptoms?
After bitten by the mosquitos, the symptoms usually started to shown within 3 to 14 days. The symptoms include but not limited to
Most people can recover after 2-7 days, but some can get even more severe symptoms
To control the disease, two important things are:
Disinfection: To eliminate the mosquitos that carry the disease
Cleaning: To keep your environment clean
Wipeout contamination from surfaces
A glove or mask (depends on cleaner)
Kill bacteria on the surface by using chemicals
Liquid/ Spray/ Fog
Respirator and Full-Body Liquid Protection
Here is a guideline for selecting an appropriate coverall
when operating disinfection tasks
EN 13034 Type 6 Reduced Spray Suits
The suits that protect against light spray and splashes of liquid from chemicals which are omnidirectional spray or the build-up of fluid on the suit as well as the fine mist of droplets in the atmosphere.
EN 14605 Type 4 Spray Tight Suits
Suits which can protect against saturation of liquid chemical, where the volume of the liquid builds up on the suit forming pools, resulting in rivulets. It requires a barrier fabric and sealed
Furthermore, since Dengue fever frequently happens in warm and damp countries, the comfortability of PPE is also important. You can check the number of “MVTR” & Ret Value on the SPEC Sheet for better breathability.
In conclusion, wearing a coverall is crucial when disinfecting and cleaning for dengue fever. It provides a protective barrier against infectious materials, chemicals, and mosquito bites.
More importantly, helping to combat the spread of dengue fever.