Supplies - 167893-2020

08/04/2020    S70

United Kingdom-London: Protective and safety clothing

2020/S 070-167893

Periodic indicative notice – utilities

This notice is a periodic indicative notice only

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
Postal address: 1 Eversholt Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: NW1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Briony.Toogood@networkrail.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7809376901
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Address of the buyer profile: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=48957
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Face Masks and Face Visors

II.1.2)Main CPV code
35113400 Protective and safety clothing
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Network Rail is seeking to understand the capability of the market for alternative designs and manufacturing techniques for face masks and face visors, should the requirement arise to provide its workforce with this equipment.

Network Rail is also seeking responses from suppliers who have additional capacity in supplying FFP1, FFP2 and FFP3 respirator masks and 3-ply surgical masks.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Face Mask — Alternative Designs/Manufacturing Methods

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35113400 Protective and safety clothing
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail are seeking alternative designs and manufacturing techniques for face masks which can conform to the following technical specification:

• EN14683 type 1 and 2 capability for filtration. (Options of higher protection could be considered for very specific tasks);

• one, standard but adjustable size which ensures coverage from the nose to the chin;

• providing the above two requirements are met, Network Rail encourage the use of any type of manufacturing method material or construction;

• the mask should be easy to fit with minimal adjustment required;

• if disposable, the mask must meet regulations for landfill disposal;

• if a frame type design with disposable filter; all the surfaces must be washable, resistant to disinfectants and sterilisers;

• straps must be removable and replaceable;

• CE marking is initially not required although Network Rail acceptance will be based on the capability of the product in line with the specification and the design being successfully certified in the fullness of time.

In order to respond to this request for information, please email R&D@networkrail.co.uk with the following information:

• price including:

— development investment required to meet the above specification

— unit Price and any volume discounts.

• availability including:

— information on the origin location of components

— manufacturing capacity per week

• lead time - for development, manufacturing and delivery

• conformance to the specification above or activities required to meet this

• if frame type, confirmation on availability of straps, and filter materials.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Face Visors — Alternative Designs/Manufacturing Techniques

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18142000 Safety visors
35113400 Protective and safety clothing
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail is looking to provide its workforce with personal protective equipment to fight against Covid-19. There is an expectation that all of the workforce may want to wear such a visor therefore expected volumes for visor demand from Network Rail is around 5000 units.

Network Rail are seeking visors for two possible use cases with varying specifications as below.

1) Control room use

Network Rail are seeking designs which can conform to the following technical specification:

• EN166 class 1 optical quality and class S for mechanical properties;

• the design to shall be the similar to the NHS visor type design. Proposals for alternatives will also be considered;

• CE marking is initially not required although Network Rail acceptance will be based on the capability of the product in line with the specification and to be successfully certified in the fullness of time.

2) Maintenance use

Network Rail are seeking designs which can conform to the following technical specification:

• EN166 class 1 optical quality and class S for mechanical properties;

• the design shall be mounted on standard NR safety helmet (size to be confirmed);

• the visor must be removable from the safety helmet;

• perspex to be scratch and shatter resistant (class 1 impact B or A);

• all surfaces must be washable, will not be degraded by disinfectants and steriliser and the ability to clean daily is essential;

• straps must be removable and replaceable;

• size must protect the face but allow the worker freedom of movement to achieve work safely;

• CE marking is initially not required although Network Rail acceptance will be based on the capability of the product in line with the specification and to be successfully certified in the fullness of time.

In order to respond to this request for information, please email R&D@networkrail.co.uk with the following information:

• price including:

— development investment required to meet the above specification;

— unit Price and any volume discounts.

• availability including:

— information on the origin location of components;

— manufacturing capacity per week.

• lead time — for development, manufacturing and delivery;

• conformance to the specification above or activities required to meet this;

• if frame type, confirmation on availability of straps, and filter materials;

• availability of perspex cleaning materials; to avoid scratching and damage to surfaces.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Face Masks — Existing Supply

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35113400 Protective and safety clothing
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail is also seeking to understand the manufacturing capacity of the existing supply chain for FFP1, FFP2, FFP3 respirator and 3-ply surgical face masks.

Please contact briony.toogood@networkrail.co.uk if you have current additional capacity for supply of these masks.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
29/05/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/04/2020