The shields are designed to allow for easy entry into buildings and good
overall body coverage. They incorporate a number of multifunctional handles
enabling the shield to be used by both left and right handed people and also
incorporates two additional handles to allow the shield to be held with the
To ease the load of the shield there is a neck strap which allows the shield to
hang across the body and frees both hands for other tasks.
To reduce damage to the edges of the shield they are covered in a special
hard wearing resistant material.