COVID-19 preventive measures in the workplace
These measures apply when sustained community transmission has been confirmed by public health authorities.
N95 masks generally have a shelf life of five years following the date of manufacture.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), if there is a shortage of unexpired masks, expired N95 masks may be used in the context of the COVID‑19 pandemic in certain conditions (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/release-stockpiled-N95.html February 28, 2020) :
- The elastic straps and nose...