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[PHOTOS] Inside a local face mask production factory

The masks will be distributed freely to selected vulnerable communities.

In Summary

• The EPZ is one of the three factories in the countries producing Personal Protective Equipment and face masks.

• The PPEs once ready will be distributed in counties to be used by health workers to prevent them for transmission of coronavirus.

The EPZ is one of the three factories in the countries producing Personal Protective Equipment and face masks. See story https://bit.ly/3b9Njff

The Star visited Shona EPZ on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

The EPZ is one of the three factories in the countries producing Personal Protective Equipment and face masks.

 

The Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) once ready will be distributed in counties to be used by health workers to prevent them for transmission of coronavirus.

The masks will be distributed freely to selected vulnerable communities across Kenya.

Here is a glimpse at the factory and the activities carried out at the EPZ.

Workers at the production area
Workers at the production area
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A workers makes a PPE
A workers makes a PPE
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Workers at the production area
Workers at the production area
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A worker sorts face masks under production
A worker sorts face masks under production
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A worker sorts face masks which are still in production process
A worker sorts face masks which are still in production process
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A worker checks quality of a face mask in production line
A worker checks quality of a face mask in production line
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Workers at production area
Workers at production area
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Workers at the production area
Workers at the production area
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A worker
A worker
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A worker sorts PPEs under production
A worker sorts PPEs under production
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A workers cleans the production area
A workers cleans the production area
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A supervisor follows on production of PPEs and face masks
A supervisor follows on production of PPEs and face masks
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Workers sort face masks at last production stage
Workers sort face masks at last production stage
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Finished face masks await packaging
Finished face masks await packaging
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Workers at the production area
Workers at the production area
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A notice showing timetable for hand sanitizing for workers producing PPEs and face masks
A notice showing timetable for hand sanitizing for workers producing PPEs and face masks
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A notice reminding workers to wear masks at the production area
A notice reminding workers to wear masks at the production area
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
A health official with face mask with Kenyan flag is seen at Shona EPZ which is producing Personal Protective Equipment and face masks in Athi River on April 14, 2020
A health official with face mask with Kenyan flag is seen at Shona EPZ which is producing Personal Protective Equipment and face masks in Athi River on April 14, 2020
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Entrance of EPZ area hosting several factories
Entrance of EPZ area hosting several factories
Image: ANDREW KASUKU