Honeywell donates 25,000 FFP2 face masks to support Beirut relief effort
The masks will be shipped to Lebanon to aid AUBMC staff with PPE, as they treat patients from the explosion amid COVID-19
NYSE-listed Fortune 100 technology company Honeywell – which delivers control technologies for buildings and industry – has stated that it will donate 25,000 FFP2 respirator face masks to the American University of Beirut Medical Centre (AUBMC), to help support relief efforts in the aftermath of the explosion that ripped through the city of Beirut.
The masks, which Honeywell will ship to Lebanon, will provide AUBMC’s front-line staff with critical PPE as they continue to treat patients injured by the explosion amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commenting on the initiative, the vice president and general manager Middle East, Russia, Turkey and Africa at Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions, Miroslav Kafedzhiev, said: “As a world leader in advanced Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), we are committed to providing front-line healthcare workers with the equipment they need to help keep us safe.
“We are proud to be supporting the medical staff at AUBMC who are caring for those injured by the recent explosion in Beirut, and our thoughts are with all those affected by the tragedy.”
Honeywell’s intelligent safety solutions and PPE help organisations keep their workers safe and healthy on the job. The company’s offerings include hazardous gas detectors, safety software solutions, and PPE such as gloves, protective eyewear, respiratory protection, safety suits, hard hats, and boots.
Honeywell demonstrates its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and community involvement through Honeywell Hometown Solutions – a global corporate citizenship programme that emphasizes STEM education, inclusion and diversity, and humanitarian relief to provide significant and meaningful results in communities around the world.