Speeding up production of personal protective equipment

  • Letters
  • Thursday, 09 Apr 2020

AS engineers and a public health physician, we are proposing several practical ways to balance safety and speed when producing new medical equipment during times of crises, such as face masks, protective gowns and gloves.

The world has adopted health and safety regulations for the benefit of citizens and consumers. In crises, however, overly complex and numerous regulations can be detrimental when supplies are low and there is a dire need for them.

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