How to fit and remove a protective gown

Page last updated: 03 March 2015

How to fit and remove a protective gown (PDF 141 KB)

Fitting gown

The photo shows how to put on the gown with fasten ties at the neck and at the back
  • Put on the gown so that your front and arms are fully covered and gown opening is at the back
  • Fasten ties at the neck and at the back
  • Tuck gown sleeves under glove cuffs

Removing and disposing of gown

Removing and disposing of gown
  • With clean hands, untie or break ties at the back and neck
  • Touching only the inside of the gown, pull from neck and shoulders, then arms, turning inside out as gown is removed
  • Roll gown into bundle and discard in appropriate waste
  • Wash hands