OH&S Pro with 27 years experience says masks are very dangerous

He has 27 years of experience as an Occupational Health and Safety Professional and specialises in respirators. If the authorities told us to a wear a clowns hat to stop meteors falling from heaven and hitting our heads would we do that? What they are saying conflicts with just plain old common garden variety sense….

science the shit out of masks

Review of the Medical LiteratureHere are key anchor points to the extensive scientific literature that establishes that wearing surgical masks and respirators (e.g., “N95”) does not reduce the risk of contracting a verified illness: Jacobs, J. L. et al. (2009) “Use of surgical face masks to reduce the incidence of the common cold among health care…

flogging a dead horse

US Surgeon General Opposes Mask Mandate With mask usage becoming an increasingly polarized debate, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams encouraged mask usage but spoke out against making them mandatory due to concerns that it could lead to rebellion.23 In my interview with Denis Rancourt, Ph.D., a former full professor of physics, and a researcher with…

no mask = jail

The idea of wearing masks to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus is still very controversial in the United States, but some state and local governments are now threatening legal penalties for people who are walking around in public places without wearing a mask. Earlier this week, the city of Englewood, Colorado, issued an…

On the effectiveness of masks

Regardless of the comparatively low lethality of Covid19 in the general population (see above), there is still no scientific evidence for the effectiveness of masks in healthy and asymptomatic people in everyday life. A cross-country study by the University of East Anglia came to the conclusion that a mask requirement was of no benefit and…

mask it mask it read all about it!

In the beginning I thought wearing a mask was best but as time went on we realised from speaking to surgeons that masks are to stop our contaminants getting out or in the case of the surgeon compromising a sterile environment. Masks can recycle the same contaminants in your breath. They can also restrict your…

mask me?

Do masks work or not? If we all wore masks could it help? Taiwan ramped up mask production and they got through it. They advised the public to wear them. (together with meticulous hand cleaning) Asymptomatic individuals can still spread the virus unknowingly. Could a mask reduce these transmissions? Do authorities want us to get…