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10th March 2021

Face coverings & PPE

Face coverings

Face coverings are a public health protection measure largely intended to help protect others. They are not classified as personal protective equipment (PPE) and are therefore not covered by health and safety legislation.

We have a page explaining the difference between face coverings and surgical face masks.

Read the latest advice on face coverings and where to wear one on GOV.UK.


Published 10.03.2021