Guides to putting on and removing PPE from Public Health England (Donning and doffing) Key points 1. What PPE do you need? Have a look in the COVID menu of this site. 2. The way you doff is more important than the way you don the equipment. It is vital to do this properly. 3. It is recommended that you wear 2 pairs of gloves and a hat. Put on the hat after your eye protection. 4. DO NOT step in a clean area wearing contaminated PPE. 5. Doffing order is: G G G H E M (Gloves 1, Gown, Gloves 2, Hat, Eye protection, Mask). If you wear glasses, remove them BEFORE taking off your mask. Wipe them down with an alcowipe to clean. 6. Use a buddy to confirm procedure. Buddy should be 2m away.