For everyone from healthcare professionals to food service workers, gloves are essential for keeping patients, customers, and employees safe. Especially during a global pandemic, there’s never been a more important time to use gloves and to use them properly. While it’s easy to put on clean gloves safely, it can be a lot less obvious how to take off gloves safely without coming into contact with potential pathogens or contaminants. This blog will take you step-by-step through two techniques endorsed by the CDC, called “glove-in-glove” and “bird-beak,” which can help you to take off gloves safely. You’ll find pictures and descriptions of each step below so you can use this blog to practice and perfect your technique of safely taking gloves off.