3M Personal Safety Division

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West Pimbo

+44 (0) 1695 727171


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International Standards: ISO 14001, ISO 9001

3M Personal Safety Division

Company Profile

Communications and Accountability 3M™ Scott™ is a premier manufacturer of innovative respiratory and personal protective equipment and safety devices for firefighters, industrial workers, police squads, militaries, homeland security forces, and rescue teams around the world.

 ·       Hearing Protection and Communications

3M™ PELTOR™ Communications Headsets are a global leader in two-way and active listening headsets for use in hazardous, high noise environments. Our comprehensive range of headsets and hearing protectors can be used in a number of environments and meet most requirements for both communication and hearing protection. For example, hearing protection with level-dependent function for ambient listening and Hearing protection that features Bluetooth® technology, for wireless connection to mobile phone, or communication radio. The PELTOR range of Intrinsically safe products are developed for users who spend time in highly explosive environments.

 ·       Respiratory Protection Equipment (RPE)

 3M™ Scott™ respiratory protection range includes defence & public safety Air Purifying Respirators (APR) and filters, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR), Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and Escape Sets (Emergency Egress Breathing Devices EEBD).

For example, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) agents require the highest levels of protection to safeguard against them. The 3M™ Scott™Defence & Public Safety respirator and filter canister range, which includes the revolutionary General Service Respirator (GSR) platform range, offers a wide choice for specific CBRN, respiratory challenges, providing high quality and cost-efficient protection. High specification filter media and materials ensure durability and reliability in CBRN environments, allowing Defence and Public Safety personnel to maintain operational capability worldwide.

World leaders in Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, 3M™ Scott™ design and manufacture SCBA to both NIOSH and European CBRN standards. 3M™ Scott™ also specialise in the provision of SCBA for damage control on ships and include amongst their customers the US Navy, the Royal Navy, the Swedish Navy and the Pakistan Navy. EEBD Compressed air, and filtering escape sets form part of the 3M™ Scott™ range of escape hoods. 3M™ Scott™ also have significant capability in Thermal Imaging and Communications for firefighting and related applications.

 ·       Eye Protection

Besides helping protect your hearing and helping ensure your communication capacity, 3M™ also offers protective eyewear with advanced optical engineering. Premium lens technology results in optics with unobstructed field of vision. Due to advanced optical engineering, 3M™ has developed patented aspherical lens solutions. 3M™ capabilities in eyewear also include premium coating technology, which is evident in our proprietary 3M™ DX™ Coating, and premium design that make the eyewear attractive and comfortable to wear.

 ·       Fall Protection

Are you looking to protect your workers from the risks of working at height? At 3M™ we offer you comprehensive fall protection solutions for working at heights including; personal protective equipment (PPE), fall protection systems, technical guides and working at height training for your industry, regulations and certifications, consultation, calculation of structures, installation or engineering project design, assembly, inspection, maintenance, and much more.

 ·       Thermal Imaging

3M™ Scott™is the only manufacturer to offer both hands-free and hand-held thermal imagers. Designed to meet the unique needs and challenges faced by today’s operators, our assortment of thermal imaging products provides an end-to-end solution backed by the best service and technical team in the industry.

 ·       Through Life Capability Management (TLCM)

3M™ Scott™ have also developed a full working understanding of TLCM and understand the importance of working across all the lines of development, with the unified customer, to develop the required capability.



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