Hunter wrote: ↑June 7th, 2020, 7:48 pmWhy would they say they were doing it to protect the health of others? If it were true. THAT'S why they would say it, Joe. IF it were TRUE. lol
And none of them said it.Watch this: The point of the mask is to protect yourself. It stops someone else's droplets from getting past (even the lower-quality respirator masks are still two-way), in case they have COVID and are asymptomatic (or are symptomatic!)How come you can't read? What do you mean about my "understanding?" What did it sound like my "understanding" was BASED upon? I already told you that's what the people in question SAID, themselves.
We had notices from the CDC plastered all over the walls (this is a government facility, under 24-hour armed guard), with what you should and should not be doing regarding the pandemic. And under what not to do, it said the general public does not need to be wearing masks, if you're not sick. Our policy was also that if you were sick with any sort of respiratory illness (regardless of whether you thought it was likely to be Covid-related) you were not to come to work.
So NO ONE on my team wore a mask to work without me asking them WHY. And again, zero responses about "protecting others." So if you were in my shoes, what would your "understanding" have been?
I mean, if I had some * grilling me too about my mask use, I'd probably also mumble something about not wanting coronavirus and walk away.
As you said, no one will be so sanctimonious to talk about how they're trying to help others. That doesn't mean it isn't the reason for the mask.
I do find it hard to believe you queried every person at your company wearing a mask, including the strangers, but sure, maybe you work at a very small company and know everyone personally.
So far the count here is:
1 - for others
2 - for both others and myself
0 - for myself