NETEC: Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) for Respiratory Protection


The National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center’s mission is to set the gold standard for special pathogen preparedness and response across health systems in the U.S. with the goals of driving best practices, closing knowledge gaps, and developing innovative resources.

Our vision is a sustainable infrastructure and culture of readiness for managing suspected and confirmed special pathogen incidents across the United States public health and healthcare delivery systems.

Personal protective equipment is an essential element of healthcare worker safety, protecting against various occupational hazards. PAPRs are an important type of protective gear that plays a critical role in maintaining respiratory health and safety in different work environments.

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