Tender for the Public Analyst Services: Emergency Call Out Service

Tender for the Public Analyst Services: Emergency Call Out Service

A 24 hour, 365 days a year contactable and reactive service. Provision of immediate over-the-phone advice, and prompt on-site attendance anywhere within the Greater Manchester conurbation (within a period of 90 minutes for 95% of call outs).

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Tender for the Provision of Public Analyst Services: Provision of an Emergency Call Out Service
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TENDER FOR THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC ANALYST SERVICES:
EMERGENCY CALL OUT SERVICE
 
Tameside MBC, acting as the lead commissioner for the Greater Manchester Public Protection Partnership, is inviting expressions of interest in the above tender.This is an open tender. It is expected that the Emergency Call Out Service will provide:
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    • A 24 hour, 365 days a year contactable and reactive service

·         Provision of immediate over-the-phone advice, and prompt on-site attendance anywhere within the Greater Manchester conurbation (within a period of 90 minutes for 95% of call outs)

    • On-site analytical capability for identification of gas, liquids, powders and solids
    • Ability to provide advice in dealing with environmental incidents, including the release, spillage, emission or leachate of bio/chemical agents potentially harmful to health
    • Ability to work in conjunction with Local Authority, Emergency Service and / or Health Sector personnel
    • Demonstration of an awareness of knowledge and ability to assist in the event of a terrorist Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear (CBRN) type event
    • Participation in a small number of training events and / or exercises each year (up to a maximum of three days)

It is the Council’s preliminary view that TUPE Regulations may apply if this contract is awarded to a new provider.

It is proposed that the Contract will commence on 1 July 2013 and will run for a period of three years to 30 June 2016. The Council may, subject to approval and re-negotiation, wish to extend the Contract for a further period of up to two years, in 2 x 1 year contract extensions

The award of the contract will be in keeping with a Best Value approach, which will jointly evaluate quality factors and price.

Contact:
Mrs Kim Greeves
Email Address:
kim.greeves@tameside.gov.uk
Telephone:
0161 342 3656
Address:
Council Offices
Wellington Road
Ashton under Lyne
Lancashire
OL6 6DL
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/07/2013
30/06/2016
27/02/2013 10:00
19/04/2013 12:00
Other Information
36 (months)
24 (months)
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