Fortis Covert Stab/Spike Resistant Vest
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Fortis Covert Stab/Spike Resistant Vest

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Further Information
Further Information
  • Tested and certified to Home Office specification KR1 (knife) and SP1 (spike)
  • Subjected to in-house quality control and assurance standards according to ISO 9001 and CE marked
  • Exceeds the standards of the UK HOSDB (Home Office Scientific Development Branch) and the US NIJ (National Institute of Justice)
  • Lifetime international repair service
  • Comfort oriented design for high manoeuvrability and maximum periods of wear
  • Flat surface for concealed wear
  • Unisex design
  • Fully removeable and washable cover
  • Area of full protection extends over whole armour, edge to edge
  • Totally impervious to water - provides full protection even when exposed over long periods to seawater, freshwater, spray, moisture or humidity
  • Weight of armour approx 1.5 to 1.8kg (depending on size)
  • Weight of cover approx 0.5 to 0.6kg (depending on size)
  • Armour panels made in Leicester, UK
  • Chest sizes: XS 30-32", S 34-36", M 38-40", L 42-44", XL 46-48", 2XL 50-52", 3XL 54-56"
REDUCED TO CLEAR - LIMITED SIZES REMAINING
When your job involves you being put in harm's way, there is an increasing need to protect yourself from being injured in a stabbing or other violent attack. Weapons are often concealed and any sudden attack is often at close quarters and rarely misses the target.
First, some facts about knife attacks. Knives are an increasingly common threat weapon - almost two-thirds of all attacks involve an edged weapon. A knife never runs out of ammunition, never jams, never misfires, rarely misses its target, has superior concealment capabilities and cuts bone, tendon, muscles, arteries, veins with one thrust. Attacks with edged weapons usually occur when you least expect them. Many people seldom saw the edged weapon that penetrated their body and they failed to recognize the danger cues. Knife attacks can be exceptionally accurate and penetrate deeper than some bullets, creating remarkable permanent cavities and ripping through numerous organs in one stroke. In reality, within their respective ranges, knives are superior to firearms as far as lethality is concerned.
This Fortis Stab/Spike Vest protects the vital inner body parts from stabs, thrusts, cuts and blows or attacks with sharp, edged or spiked weapons, including hypodermic syringes. It has been tested and certified to the UK's strict Home Office Police & Scientific Development Branch Standards KR1 and SP1 and is CE marked.
The KR1 and SP1 standards are tested at a performance level of 24 joules of energy. To meet these standards, the armour should offer maximum periods of wear in standard risk patrolling environments and also be suitable for covert use.
The material in this vest is a patented composite of ultra-high-tensile fibres and thermoplastic resin that has outstanding toughness and durability. These thin flexible sheets are arranged in multiple layers and contained in an outer cover with adjustable shoulder and waist fastenings.
Ideal for lone workers such as security officers, paramedics, street or traffic wardens, door supervisors, bailiffs, probation or environment officers - in fact, anyone who should have the physical protection of certified body armour during the course of their duties.
If you're an employer of such workers, you need to demonstrate that you take your duty of care to employees seriously by providing certified body armour. The adverse consequences of prosecution under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act are an unlimited fine and publicity orders.
Lifetime international repair service - if damage occurs to the armour panels (not covers) during an on-duty confrontation with sharp instruments, Fortis will repair them free of charge. Simply return the panels along with the original police report stating that your Fortis body armour protected you and how the damage occured. Customers are responsible for all shipping costs. If any components are damaged due to neglect, misuse or abuse, this guarantee is null and void.
Please note that wearing body armour does not diminish the need to take great care when confronted with a situation which may threaten your own or a colleague's personal safety. This body armour is supplied in order to provide added protection to the wearer. Neither the manufacturer nor the retailer of this product is liable and can not be held responsible for any injury caused as a result of misuse of the product. This body armour is to be used only as an additional protective measure.
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