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The Evolution of
the Stay Safer Reusable Protective Face  Covering

A group of healthcare, benefits and insurance industry veterans created the Research Consortium to assess new medical technologies and innovations for health plan sponsors.   While raising capital for the initiative COVID-19 emerged and stopped us in our tracks.  Serendipitously, we identified a silver lining in the situation: our ability to leverage our extensive, decades-long industry connections to friends who manage health plans for 20,000 businesses, unions and associations and tens of millions of Americans.   A small amount from the sale of each  face covering will go to funding our research.


Our search for an effective, high-quality face covering to promote turned out to be a daunting task.   It was difficult to discern face covering fact from lore and to evaluate effectiveness, quality, etc..  Realizing that others would be similarly challenged, we leveraged our research and wrote our definitive study below.  In doing so, we learned that a reusable fabric face covering could do more than just serve as source control: we learned that they could also provide a meaningful degree of wearer protection (something the CDC just recently acknowledged in its November 2020 Scientific Brief.  Not able to find such a covering so we created it with an award-winning, private-label clothing design firm: the result is the Stay Safer Reusable Protective Face Covering.

Click here to access How to Avoid Buying Your Family and Employees Counterfeit and Substandard Reusable Face Coverings


Research Consortium Study / Informative Articles


The Definitive Employer Guide to Purchasing Face Masks for Your Valued Employees

The Research Consortium is excited about the opportunity to provide employers with accurate, unbiased information and data to help them narrow their search and find the face covering solution that best fits their specific needs.  Our study is available as a way to advance a greater understanding of the disease, its transmission, face mask efficacy and to help employers understand the various ways they can reduce community spread and ensure a more safe workplace and workforce.


Intended to assist employers with managing the insurance, liability and risk exposure challenges that have come about as a result of  their need to provide their workers coverings to their workers, 

our study covers everything from viral transmission to antimicrobial filtration technologies to proper design and construction to methods by which to mitigate the risks attendant to expanded employer government regulatory compliance requirements.  At 70+ pages, and with 176 information citations, it is the most comprehensive discussion of this topic.  It also has a brief 3-page Summary Discussion. Employers who review it will feel confident about formulating and making an informed buying decision that's right for them.  Click the cover to download.  To access the articles below, which are published on LinkedIn, press this button Articles

Other Research Data, Findings and Information

To view/download our Face Covering Consumer Advisory and New International Community Mask Standards click here.

To view/download a description of our articles  -- a COVID-19 Literature Compendium -- with links to each click here.  

To view/download our One-Pager click here.  

To view/download our 12-page Comprehensive Brochure click here.