Fire

Million pound order for mass decon training equipment.(Product guide)

A contract to supply 32 mass decontamination units for training purposes has been awarded by the UK government to Professional Protection Systems.

The order, worth 1.2 [pounds sterling] million, will enable the UK'S fire and rescue services, responsible for civilian mass decontamination in the event of a terrorist incident, to get a thorough training in the use of the units already supplied by PPS as part of the government's terrorist response initiatives.

These metal frame units--as opposed to the inflatable variety that PPS also supply as the standard decontamination unit for the NHS and ambulance trusts which can process up to 2,400 casualties an hour--can be erected and ready for action in minutes. …

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