Wenaas makes it possible to standardise the use of pocket and text panels on many garments by making these interchangeable. These details offer added flexibility while ensuring increased efficiency and safety.
Practical pocket solutions are a must when it comes to first responder gear. Consistent pocket solutions on all our first responder gear is also clever, according to feedback from our customers. This means that our fire kit, rescue overalls and our new W112 First responder vest all feature the same pocket solution on the chest. This will enable the creation of fixed routines for the positioning of radios and other equipment, thus ensuring increased efficiency, reduced stress and energy consumption. Moreover, it offers excellent opportunities for individual adaptation.
The needs of leaders and personnel with specialist skills tend to differ from those of the rest of the organisation. That is why Wenaas112 has developed the concept “interchangeable pocket panels” for its first responder gear. The concept makes it easy for customers to adapt the garments to suit their needs and to update and make changes as required when new equipment is acquired.
Interchangeable text panels are nothing new. What is new, however, is that Wenaas has standardised the use of these panels across all its first responder gear, both on the back and on the chest. We have also standardised the formats, allowing the same panel to be used across all garments.
All panels are made from flame-retardant materials, meaning that they are also safe to use on fire kit. Interchangeable text panels make it easier to communicate the rescue organisation’s command lines and the expertise of individuals at the site of the incident. This can optimise the operation itself and improve the outcome.
Our text panels are available in a range of colours and can be tailored to the customer’s needs and wishes. This allows customers to create a standard system based on consistent use of colours and text and makes it easy for them to adapt each garment to this standard. At the same time, they have the option to make changes when the situation calls for it.
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