FOI request (FOIR-110191125)
Body Worn Armour
Requested Wed 20 March 2019
Responded Tue 26 March 2019
Could I please ask for your help to either;
1. Forward my email below to the required person(s) who would deal with Body Worn Armour and stab/slash proof clothing issued to staff
2. Please reply with the Name, Position and contact details of the person responsible for issuing the safety wear to staff. It maybe there is more than one department who issue this protection to front line staff.
PPSS BODY WORN ARMOUR & SLASH PROOF CLOTHING
We supply Body Worn Armour and Slash Proof Clothing. We are the sole UK distributor for the world leading PPSS Group and we would offer you a no cost, no obligation on site demonstration.
The Armour is Knife Resistant KR1 home office certified - Threat level 1
The Armour has an indefinite lifespan, unlike Kevlar which is 3/5 years
Shields the spine, ribs and all vital organs
Blunt trauma protection
Covert or Overt
Navy - Black - Yellow - with or without encapsulated reflective material
A must for;
Environmental Health Inspectors
Staff dealing with high risk individuals
The demonstration of the vests is carried out by ***
25 years serving Police Officer
Former Police Sergeant
Former Public Order Training Officer
Former Police Extradition Officer
The body worn Armour demonstration should last approximately 45-60 minutes and will give yourselves and the front line staff a chance to wear the armour and experience the protection levels offered.
Assistant Director Environment and Place
Tel: 01424 451066
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