Module 10 – Personal Protective Equipment for Veterinarians
This module reviews the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE), from basic items
such as gloves and coveralls, to items providing increased levels of protection such as
respirators and chemical resistant outerwear. Differences between varying levels of PPE are
explained. The process for performing a risk assessment and the selection of appropriate PPE is
practiced using scenarios that might be encountered during daily veterinary practice activities.
PPE used during an animal health emergency response is reviewed.