New office furniture Standard published
FIRA can announce that an amendment to the standard for assessing the suitability of electrical cabling on office desking systems has been published:
BS6396: 2008 + A1: 2015 Electrical systems in office furniture and educational furniture
Has been published and supersedes the 2008 version. The key changes are:
• The addition of a requirement for furniture to have an RCD device fitted if the building supply does not.
• A refinement of the requirements to prevent sockets from liquid spills
For more information, or to have your products assessed, contact FIRA on 01438 777700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org