GBAC Director Offers Advice on PPE & Monkeypox


As monkeypox cases continue to mount due to the rising outbreak, proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical for keeping cleaning professionals safe.

In this ISSA Cleaning Industry Alert, Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, senior director of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, delivers clear information on how to ensure the safety of frontline cleaners. Dr. Macgregor-Skinner stresses compliance with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA)Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) Standard as well as the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations. The GBAC Senior Director also emphasizes the need for continuous training on proper PPE use and cleaning and disinfecting workers.

Tune in below to hear his advice. For more information on eradicating monkeypox, watch this this special episode of BioTalk, a GBACtv production.