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Sperian Respiratory Protection USA Awarded a 65,000 Reusable Respirator Order by the Veterans Health Administration
Date:7/12/2010

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has awarded Sperian Respiratory Protection USA a contract to purchase 65,000 special configuration modified Sperian Blue1 half-mask respirators with speaking diaphragm for use in VHA hospitals nationwide. VHA is the largest integrated healthcare system in the United States with over 150 hospitals and 130,000 healthcare workers.  This award is a result of Sperian's emphasis on developing respiratory products that enhance speech intelligibility when worn by healthcare workers.

Recent studies have underscored the difficulties of communicating when wearing respiratory equipment.  A study by The National Center for Occupational Health and Infection Control, Veterans Health Administration was published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, "Diminished Speech Intelligibility Associated with Certain Types of Respirators Worn by Healthcare Workers"* focused on communication interference associated with various disposable and half-mask respirators on the market today.

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) had identified communication interference as a key issue to be studied in speech intelligibility. Communication interference is a concern with some respirators commonly used by U.S. healthcare workers.  The objective of the VHA study was to determine speech intelligibility and auditory clarity of respirators commonly worn in a healthcare setting as compared to Surgical Masks and no respiratory protective equipment.  Disposable, reusable and powered air purifying respirators (PAPR) were among those included in the study. The study looked at the percentage of words spoken and understood while the healthcare worker wore various types of respiratory protection de
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