At Safeguard Armour®, we pride ourselves on ensuring that all our armour is of the highest standards, and this includes guaranteeing that our products are tested to the highest standard. We achieve this by keeping all of our armour compliant with HOSDB standards.
The UK Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB), now known as the Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST), is seen as the world leader for the testing and grading of edged blade and spiked weapon testing for body armour.
We guarantee that all products made by SafeGuard Armour® are made in compliance with HOSDB standards of protection, and we ensure this by mirroring testing methods and endeavouring to exceed their required standards of protection.
The HOSDB provides detailed explanations of their testing methods in the following three documents: