Flood Damage First Response - React Pack Disaster Kit V2
There are numerous situations that will call upon the need for a variety of solutions to reduce risk of damaging collections, which have taken many generations build.
The React Pack which holds products for first response, designed at minimising flood damage to books, files and other valuable materials. Each kit contains the following:
To Keep The Recovery Team Clean And Dry
Supplies that protect hands, feet, and clothing during the hours of salvaging wet, messy materials, and protect workers from breathing contaminated, mould-laden air include: 8 disposable aprons, 100 pairs disposable vinyl gloves, 8 pairs slip-on stretchable boots with skid-resistant soles, 8 dust masks compliant with EN149:2001 + A1 2 009. Classic hull shape, with nose bar and two elastic straps. Protection level FFP1: Protects against non-toxic dusts, aqueous and oily mists.
To Contain Water Damage
Quickly Supplies that tackle the number one priority--stabilizing the environment by removing pools of standing water include: Pack of 300 white paper towels size 21cm x 21.5cm, 5 large cellulose sponges, cotton deck mop and handle (wooden handle breaks down to 3 pieces), mop bucket (includes handle, wringer, bucket), 2 extra-large, heavy-duty trash bags, 100 feet barricade "CAUTION" tape.
To Deflect Water From Causing Further Damage
Supplies that shield materials from the source of water, such as overhead leaks, preventing further water damage to collections, bookshelves, and furniture include: 2 pre-cut 4 mil polyethylene sheets (each 3'x 2' to cover shorter or single-faced shelving or to use on top, as awning), 2 pre-cut 4 mil polyethylene sheets (each 3'x 8' to cover regular double-faced shelving), Reinforced packaging tape that is both waterproof and burst proof and is hard wearing enough to act as a sealant on different surfaces and materials. This 9m roll comes with an East Start dispenser for efficient application.
For Personal Safety
If There Is No Electricity To assist in the event of a power failure, for example, during weather disasters: water resistant flashlight, 4 x AA batteries.
For Wrapping/Packing Wet Books
Starter supplies to implement the evacuation of wet materials from flooded stuck areas and to separate wet books when they are packed to send to a freezer include: Light duty bags 12x15", Polythene bags are great for temporarily protecting your books from moisture and dust. Manufactured from low density 30 micron / 120 gauge virgin polythene with heat sealed seams to prevent the polythene bag from splitting. They are approved for food use and can be sealed with tape or bag ties.Supplied in a convenient dispenser box to help prevent wastage and keep your packaging area tidy. PolypHlute Container Box, The boxes are made from PolypHlute Fluted Polypropylene grey board. Tabbed construction, supplied flat-packed. Record storage fluted polypropylene box with double walls and integral handles.
Being both water and weatherproof, file boxes, periodicals, books or other printed matter can be transported and moved outside.
For Preparing Written Damage Survey
Supplies for inventorying salvageable, unsalvageable, and surviving materials include: clipboard, pad of 8-1/2 x 11 lined paper, 2 sharpened pencils, package of 100 8x5 cards, china marker pencil.