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  • For specific populations, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests transparent masks as an option. Per the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers should provide face coverings to all workers at no cost, and must consider reasonable accommodations for those who require clear coverings.

    Under both Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the United States, entities are required to provide effective accommodations upon request, including auxiliary aids. The ClearMask™ transparent face mask is an auxiliary aid.

  • Teachers, faculty, and staff should utilize transparent, see-through masks if they regularly interact with students who are deaf or hard of hearing, students learning to read, students with disabilities, and those who rely on lip reading as a part of learning, such as students who are English Language Learners.

    Please refer to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on providing transparent masks for use in K-12 schools and colleges and universities. Under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), deaf/hard of hearing students and parents are entitled to “effective communication,” and participants in an education setting can request a reasonable modification to existing mask policies, including alternative face coverings such as ClearMask™ transparent face masks.

  • For specific populations, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests transparent masks as an option. Per the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers should provide face coverings to all workers at no cost, and must consider reasonable accommodations for those who require clear coverings.

    Under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the U.S., government entities including courts are required to provide effective accommodations upon request, including auxiliary aids. The ClearMask™ transparent face mask is an auxiliary aid.

  • For specific populations, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests transparent masks as an option. Per the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers should provide face coverings to all workers at no cost, and must consider reasonable accommodations for those who require clear coverings.

    Under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the United States, entities such as businesses and nonprofit organizations are required to provide effective accommodations upon request, including auxiliary aids. The ClearMask™ transparent face mask is an auxiliary aid.

  • Effective February 1, 2021, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an order that masks must be worn by travelers, passengers, and operators (on airplanes, buses, trains, taxis, etc.), and “clear masks or cloth masks with a clear plastic panel” are considered to be acceptable.