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Ppe Spend

Requested on
Fri 22nd November, 2013
Reference
FOI 3631
Resolution
Information provided

Question

Mandatory Data
• List of Preferred PPE Suppliers that your organisation purchases from – including the company name of the Supplier (Vendor)
• Total Annual PPE Spend for last financial year
• Contact Names and details of your organisations’ Purchasers of PPE (including purchaser department or named individual email address)
Optional Data (provided within FOI Appropriate Limit)
• Total Annual PPE spend for last financial year broken down by individual PPE Supplier
• Total Annual PPE spend for last financial year broken down by your own Expenditure Area (e.g. department, region or service)
• Breakdown of PPE Expenditure (including the quantities purchased where known) categorised by the following PPE groups in relation to RA3 Field Staff PPE Provision (or similar groupings); as detailed in the table below.
Hi-Vis Coat (for cold/adverse weather condition use)
BS EN 471 Specification for high-visibility warning clothing – Class 3
Require protection against weather hazards, e.g. waterproof, thermal protection
Hi-Vis Jacket (for general use)
BS EN 471 Specification for high-visibility warning clothing – Class 3
Hi-Vis Waistcoat (suitable for off-road & on-road use)
BS EN 471 Specification for high-visibility warning clothing – Class 2
Hi-Vis Orange Jacket (suitable for railway use)
BS EN 471 Specification for high-visibility warning clothing – Class 3
Require protection against weather hazards, e.g. waterproof, thermal protection
Weather Protection Jacket
BS EN 340 General requirements for protective clothing
Require waterproof, thermal and breathable properties.
Cotton Boilersuit or Limited Life Coverall (Disposable Boiler Suit)
BS EN 340 General requirements for protective clothing
Required to act as a barrier for the body and clothing against general oils, liquids, fluids, mud and dusts.
Coastal Jacket/Safety Harness
BS EN 340 General requirements for protective clothing
Suitable for inshore and coastal use during warm seasons. Water resistant, breathable with
highly conspicuous features and lifejacket attachment tabs. May to include internal harness
– where not possible supply separate safety harness or lifejacket with harness properties.

Answer

•         List of Preferred PPE Suppliers that your organisation purchases from – including the company name of the Supplier (Vendor)
M G Safety Ltd
ARCO Ltd
BACA Safety and Workwear
Jewsons

•         Contact Names and details of your organisations’ Purchasers of PPE (including purchaser department or named individual email address)
Each service is responsible for the purchase of its own PPE. 
I have attached the council’s organisation chart which includes the names of all Heads of Service.  Council email addresses are all in the same format – firstname.surname@charnwood.gov.uk

•         Total Annual PPE Spend for last financial year
See attached Spreadsheet

•         Total Annual PPE spend for last financial year broken down by individual PPE Supplier
See attached Spreadsheet

•         Total Annual PPE spend for last financial year broken down by your own Expenditure Area (e.g. department, region or service)
See attached Spreadsheet

•         Breakdown of PPE Expenditure (including the quantities purchased where known) categorised by the following PPE groups in relation to RA3 Field Staff PPE Provision (or similar groupings); as detailed in the table below.
See attached Spreadsheet

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