The Fall-Safe Hip Impact Protection System (3PK)
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The Hip Fall-Safe Hip Impact Protection
Excellent, low-cost hip protection with 24-hour comfort
Our bestselling pack - It includes everything you need to protect your hips. 3 pairs of our specially designed pants, and 1 set of our Fall-Safe Hip Protectors.
Fall-Safe® protection has been developed by Hip Impact Protection Ltd. which uses a new material – D3O® that typically offers superior protection compared to other forms with similar physical properties. It is very flexible and is here provided in a special shape to fit comfortably over the trochanter, with clever internal contouring to minimise contact with the skin, which remains at a comfortable temperature thanks to the air holes providing ventilation. With a thickness of only 13mm, it is unnoticeable under most clothing.
Because HIP's Fall-Safe protectors are easily removed or inserted in a few seconds, it is only necessary for the user to own 1 pair of protectors with 3 pairs of underpants. This makes the package much more economic than if a pair of pads is sewn into each pair of underpants. Obviously, pants or protectors can be ordered separately. The pants are provided in Female, Male and optionally, Unisex, versions. Incontinence versions can also be supplied.
Women's waist sizes
- S = 24" - 28"
- M = 29" - 34"
- L = 35" - 40"
- XL = 41" - 46"
- XXL = 47" - 52"
Men's waist sizes
- S = 28" - 32"
- M = 33" - 36"
- L = 37" - 40"
- XL = 41" - 46"
- XXL = 47" - 52"
HIP's Fall-Safe® protectors use a new technology developed by D30 Lab, solution providers for shock absorption and impact protection, who have combined enhanced chemistry as a tactile polymer, with intelligent geometry and product engineering to maximise the potential of the material to meet this requirement. D30 is a patented technology comprising a polymer composite, chemically engineered to function as an energy absorber. Their unique solution has shaped and formed the geometry of the material to focus energy dispersion in critical areas for maximum shock absorption and protection.
Fall-Safe® hip protectors are certified as non-toxic according to the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100. They are classified as Class III products that do not come into direct contact with the skin, or only have a small part of their surface in contact with the skin. Up until the introduction of the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 there was neither a reliable product label for consumers to asses the human ecological quality of textiles nor a uniform safety standard for companies within the textile and clothing industry which enabled a practical assessment of potential harmful substances in textile products.
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Economy Delivery (3-10 Working Days) is £2.95 on orders under £10 & £3.95 on order between £10.01 & £39.99 ex VAT.
Standard Delivery (2-5 Working Days) is £4.95
Express Delivery (1-2 Working Days) is £8.95
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This product qualifies for VAT Exemption meaning you will pay the excluding VAT price if you are eligible.
All you have to do is fill in the VAT exemption for in the checkout and we do the rest, it as a self declaration so there is no need to send any proof.
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VAT relief for disabled people in a nut shell allows chronically sick or disabled people to buy eligible items at 0% VAT thus saving them money. Full information about VAT relief can be found on the HMRC website by clicking here.
I'm buying for someone else can I still claim VAT relief?
Yes you can, during the checkout process simply choose "I am ordering on behalf of someone else who is chronically sick or has a disabling condition" & fill it out with the details of the applicant. Its very simple to complete please don't worry!
Who is eligible for VAT relief?
To be eligible for VAT relief the government says you have to fit the following criteria,
Charities – simply provide your charity number.
A person is ‘chronically sick or disabled’ if he/she is a person:
- with a physical or mental impairment which has a long-term and substantial adverse effect upon his/her ability to carry out everyday activities;
- with a condition which the medical profession treats as a chronic sickness, such as diabetes; or
- Who is terminally ill.
Important Note: It does NOT include a frail elderly person who is otherwise able-bodied or any person who is only temporarily disabled or incapacitated, such as with a broken limb.
What proof do we need to provide?
In order to waive VAT on your purchase, the government requires a simple self declaration to be made as to the nature of your disability at the time of ordering. No proof of your disability need be shown to any party at any time.
Its very easy to claim VAT relief, all we need to know is the name, address & disability of the person the item is for & what there chronic sickness or disability is. We don’t need a doctor’s letter or any reference numbers.
Which Items are eligible?
VAT Exemption only applies to certain items; these are items which have been designed to be used by someone who is chronically sick or disabled. Examples of such products are Mobility Scooters, Wheelchairs, Bath Lifts & many more daily living aids.
Things to Remember
We do NOT decide if an item is or isn’t exempt & we don’t make any more or less money if we charge you VAT or we don’t charge you VAT.
If you do not complete the VAT exemption form, or you are not eligible for VAT relief, we are obliged to charge you VAT on the whole of your order.
If you fail to return any VAT exemption forms to us we WILL charge your card for the outstanding VAT.
Not all of our products are eligible for VAT relief, so we are obliged to charge VAT for those products even after you complete this form.
Visit HM Revenue & Customs VAT for disabled people section