How to put on a face mask correctly

Elite Civilian Face masks are disposable and should be thrown away after use or when they become moist. You should always follow the instructions on the packet before wearing

  1. Make sure you wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water or alcohol based hand sanitiser before handling your face mask
  2. Remove the face mask from the packaging and inspect the mask for any tears or holes in any part of the face mask
  3. Determine the top of the face mask, the top of the face mask will have a bendable strip which is designed to mold to the shape of your nose
  4. Determine which is the front of the face mask, the front of the face mask should be coloured while the back of the face mask should be white
  5. Hold the face mask by the ear loops, place loops around ears
  6. Bend the top strip to shape of your nose
  7. Pull the face mask over your nose and mouth, and to the bottom of your chin
  8. Make sure there are no gaps between the mask and your face

How to remove a face mask correctly

  1. Wash you hands thoroughly with soap and water or hand sanitiser before removing the face mask
  2. Do not touch the front of the face mask as this may be contaminated only remove the face mask by holding on to the ear loops
  3. Dispose of your face mask in a closed bin, disposable face masks are not recyclable