Over the last 18 months we have regularly been requested to supply a good quality and UKCA compliant transparent face masks in both standard and FFP rated formats and we are now pleased to launch the new UK manufactured Haika clear panel face mask range that includes both FFP2 and FFP3.
What is FFP and the different levels?
Filtering face piece (FFP) is a filter placed in masks to reduce inhalation exposure to particular contaminants. These come with different levels of protection: 1, 2 and 3, with 3 being the highest level of protection with the minimum filtration protection of 99% vs 94% for level 2.
Why transparent masks?
Transparent masks support communication between those who have hearing difficulties or are deaf, patients/service users with cognitive problems such as dementia, and those with learning difficulties. These masks can also aid productivity, encourage innovation and increase team work as the wearers are able to see and understand more of the expressions people use to communicate.
What are the benefits of clear transparent face masks?
- Improves the ability to understand speech
- Helps build rapport with those around you
- Improves the ability to display empathy to those around you
- Improves the ability to communicate with those around you
- Provides excellent comfort
- Provides excellent safety
- Removes the barrier created by normal full cloth masks
What applications benefit from these masks?
- Healthcare practitioners within speech and language, hearing impairment and mental health
- Occupational health
- Care homes and primary care
- Community nursing
Haika Transparent Face Masks Range
The transparent face mask options can be found below with the different levels of protection.
Type IIR Haika HAK6000 clear panel face mask – transparent anti-fog clear screen type IIR face mask offers excellent protection to limit the transmission of infection. This masks has a bacterial filtration efficiency of 98%.
FFP2 Haika HKC-2 clear panel face mask – transparent anti-fog clear screen FFP2 face masks. The anti-fog front panel is positioned to prevent reflections and make lip reading easier.
FFP3 Haika HKC-3 clear panel face mask – transparent anti-fog clear screen FFP3 face masks. The anti-fog front panel is positioned to prevent reflections and make lip reading easier.
For more information please contact us via our website, or by filling out the form below