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PPE for NHS

Our Design and Technology Teachers have been producing PPE visors for the NHS over the past week. So far they have produced over 2500, and namaged 1000 in one day yesterday with their new design.

Aims

The aim was to provide PPE equipment to frontline staff in coronavirus pandemic, by using the skills and equipment of DT teachers and school resources to manufacture them. The immediate beneficiaries are those frontline staff in the local areas.

Background

Media identification of PPE shortages and 3dcrowd twitter.

It has been established for one week.

Resources

Teachers with DT skills, various DT equiment such as laser cutters, PVC.

 

Approx 5 DT teachers. Financial contribution of raw materials - however since these ran out local businesses and other schools have been donating.

Impact

N/A

Pupil Involvement

N/A

Frequency

single event - ongoing until need passes.