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CONTACT US: 01403 732129 | WWW.POINT-TWO.CO.UK | FOLLOW US: Safety Overview Our vests provide enhanced protection to all the major thoracic and upper abdominal organs. When the rider is unseated or thrown from a horse, the pressure on the lanyard activates the CO2 canister and causes the Point- Two air vest to inflate in under 1/10 second to absorb shock, distribute pressure and support the rider’s spinal column. It also offers support to: 1 Collar of the neck 2 Ribs 3 Coccyx 4 Vital organs It even helps to guard against crushing injuries in the event of a rotational fall. When triggered, air vests hold the rider tight for 15-20 seconds and then slowly deflate over 2-3 minutes. While the jacket is inflated, the rider will continue to have full movement of their waist, arms and legs, and partial movement of the head. Our jackets have been rigorously assessed by leading test facilities across the UK and in Europe to obtain the required safety certificates, and in some cases have exceeded those exacting standards. 128 Spine Defence The Point-Two air vest worn alone provides approximately 45% more protection for the lower spine than a Level 3 body protector alone. Reduce Organ Damage Reduces the risk of rib fractures and underlying organ damage, by as much as 20%, with or without a traditional body protector. Chest Impact In a test scenario (see www.point- two.co.uk for details) the Point-Two air jacket reduced levels of chest compression seen in severe chest impact by more than 55% of those seen during an unprotected fall resulting in a chest impact. Optimum Protection Point-Two recommends that the ProAir is worn with a traditional body protector for optimal protection. CE-Marked Certified under European Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) legislation. The Point-Two air jacket almost eliminates the risk of severe and life threatening chest injury for a horse fall resulting in a severe chest impact (4) (in this particular test scenario).