Fire

Airbus chooses complete protection.(Product Guide)(Brief article)

Airbus UK has chosen Lion Apparel to provide personal protective clothing to its firefighters at the company's Broughton facility. The company has agreed a TotalCare contract that will ensure that their structural aviation firefighting gear is fit for purpose throughout its seven-year lifetime.

There are around 5,000 staff based at Broughton, where the company undertakes sub assembly and manufacture of large components, as well as final assembly and wing equipping for the whole Airbus fleet.

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Rob Holmes, Watch Commander at Airbus UK, said: "We were looking for a solution that would deliver the highest standard of protection for our firefighters while at the same time manage and assume liability for the maintenance and cleanliness of the PPE. …

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