How to correctly remove face shields

We have already had multiple reports of face shields breaking. This has occurred when trying to remove it by pushing upward on the bottom of the clear shield.

To remove the face shield without damaging it, loosen the knob that sits over the back of your head, and lift the face shield off with a straight upward motion of the headpiece (not the clear shield).

How to CORRECTLY remove a face shield

How you should NOT remove a face shield

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  1. It goes without saying but one cannot be too complete. Wearer should sanitize hands PRIOR to loosening the knob to potentially avoid transferring virus to the head/scalp.

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