Development of a PPE visor for female healthcare workers

Gabriella Jones, Francesco Luke Siena, Matthew Watkins, Philip Breedon


While the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) has increased dramatically due to COVID-19, the lack of PPE designed specifically for women is leaving many without adequate protection. Users experience discomfort, incompatibility with other wearable items, and adjustment difficulties. This paper explores the design thinking approach use to develop a PPE visor for female healthcare workers while following a user-centred design methodology.

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