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A new rapidly deployable ‘Emergency Body Armour’ is on offer from body armour provider PPSS Group, for protection from edged weapons, such as machetes and knives.
PPSS Group started R&D with the aim to design a light body armour that can be located in public places and deployed within a very few seconds, in case of emergency. The UK firm is now making this new ‘Emergency Body Armour’ available where civilians may flee and seek shelter when faced by a sudden threat.
According to the company, this ‘Emergency Body Armour’ also offers protection from blunt force trauma injuries, usually suffered following an assault by a blunt object.
The firm quotes a healthcare security specialist in Britain who wished to remain anonymous, but commented: “To have something small, compact and lightweight stashed away or strategically placed that you could pull out and throw on, would make a huge difference between a potential life and death situation.”
Robert Kaiser, CEO of PPSS Group strongly agrees with this statement. He launched the product at London’s Hilton Canary Wharf Hotel. he said: “An Emergency Body Armour makes sense, and it will help to protect human lives and reduce the number of casualties when a serious threat occurs.”
A live video demo of this new armour can be viewed on YouTube by searching for ‘PPSS Emergency Body Armour’ or click on this link: https://youtu.be/D54P9cjDIt8.
The company points out that besides the issuing of body armour to police, many hospital and university security officers have stab resistant vests; as do public sector enforcement staff, such as Trading Standards, Licensing, Community Safety, Environmental Health and Car Parking Enforcement.