COVID-19:What Protective Clothing Is Appropriate for Disease Control?

COVID-19 was identified as the cause of a pneumonia outbreak first detected in Wuhan, China. The virus spread globally from person-to-person, included Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam etc. according to  COVID-19 Situation Summary released by US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


ULTITEC offers Type 3 to Type 6 protective clothing certified by the latest PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425.  Namely ULTITEC 1800, ULTITEC 1800T, ULTITEC 2000, ULTITEC 3000T, and ULTITEC 4000, which all meet EN14126 standard to make sure frontline operators are safe dealing with Novel Coronavirus.

Protective clothing suitable for COVID-19 prevention


For more information about ULTITEC 1800,please refer to:ULTITEC 1800

For more information about ULTITEC 1800T,please refer to:ULTITEC 1800T

For more information about ULTITEC 2000,please refer to:ULTITEC 2000

For more information about ULTITEC 3000T,please refer to:ULTITEC 3000T

For more information about ULTITEC 4000,please refer to:ULTITEC 4000

For the frontline operators who need to cope with the infectious disease during the COVID-19 pandemic, they need to wear protective clothing properly for comprehensive protection. Therefore, the coverall donning and doffing processes as below will be important for them.


The Key considerations of selecting appropriate protective suit


Getting full protection is critical for the frontline operators to guard against the COVID-19. The key considerations of selecting the appropriate protective suit include the Garment Design, Fabric Technology, and Seam Technology, as they are the factors related to comfort and functionality for working efficiency. For further information, please read Coverall Selection Guide: Key Considerations of Users.


COVID-19 protective clothing:Donning Processes


1. Select appropriate coverall and read User Instruction.

2. Remove shoes and secure trousers into socks. Step into legs of coverall and place coverall over safety boots.

3. Pull coverall towards arms and shoulders.

4. Pull zipper halfway up. Put on a face mask (or respirator) and goggles. Pull hood over as head coverings. Cover sleeves over gloves.

5. Zip up coverall to chin and ensure hood fits tightly to face, and seal storm flap with adhesive tape if any (Applicable for Type 3 and Type 4)

6. Stretch to ensure coverall fits appropriately for ease of work movement and optimum protection.


COVID-19 protective clothing: Doffing Processes


1. Remove adhesive tape (Applicable for Type 3 and Type 4)

2. Unzip to the waist.

3. Grab outer part and pull hood away from the head. Avoid contaminated gloves to touch the head.

4. Release the first arm and strip off the glove from behind the back.

5. Release the first arm from coverall and glove. Release second arm and glove from inside of coverall. Sit and roll down contaminated coverall from inside towards outside.

6. Draw out legs from safety boots. Use a clean hand to remove goggles and face mask (or respirator) from behind. Fold or roll into a bundle and dispose of coverall responsibly.