Surgical shoe covers are one of the components of personal protective equipment. Surgical shoe covers play an important role in the hospital industry.
Shoe covers are made of polyethene or polypropylene non-woven fabric and are intended to be worn over the shoes. The material of the shoe covers helps the floor and the shoes remain clean and sterile. It also protects the patient by not exposing them to any contaminants in the room during the surgery.
Shoe covers protect the shoes and the flooring as there can be unexpected spills during any medical procedures. It also plays an essential role as it ensures that no biohazardous materials are taken from outside the clean operating room.
Shoe covers are disposable and should ideally be not reused. They are anti-skid, which means one can walk freely without worrying about slipping and falling on the floor in the middle of any complex procedure. Surgical shoe covers keep operation theatres completely sterile and sanitized
Surgical shoe covers are easy to wear and have one size that fits all or up to size 10. They also have an elastic ring for a firm fit and extra protection around the ankle.
The shoe covers that are being used should be approved in accordance with the workplace rules and procedures. Being disposable, it is important that they should be disposed of properly by following necessary protocols.
Surgical shoe covers are mandatory in particular areas so as to maintain a sterile and clean environment by eliminating the risk of contamination.
Where to buy it?
Shoe covers are available in Hyderabad at:
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 1)
Address: H.No 1-100, G2, Hitech City main road, Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081.
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 2)
Address: Nizampet X road, Near Sri Holistic Hospital, Behind Vasireddy Swagruha Foods, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072.