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Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 16 | Masks Revisited | Omicron Update

As the Omicron variant continues to spread, we welcome back ‘mask guru’ Wagish Yajaman to help us better understand current masking recommendations.

Note: This episode was recorded on January 19, 2022. All information presented was in effect at that time. Please check with your local Public Health unit to confirm up-to-date prevention measures that are in place in your area.


N95, medical or cloth face masks: Which is best against the Omicron COVID-19 variant? Canada’s latest guidance explained

CDC urges Americans to wear most-protective mask or respirator that fits well and that they'll wear consistently 

Types of Masks and Respirators 

N95, KN95 or KF94? How to Find the Right Covid Mask 

Time to upgrade from cloth and surgical masks to respirators? 

Get the Most Out of Masking 

N95 Fit Testing FAQs – can you do it yourself? 

The Evolution of Masking - The Agenda 

3M™ FT-10 and 3M™ FT-30 Qualitative Fit Testing Kits  

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