The UK's Furniture Research Association

Call +44 (0) 1438 777 700

News Article

European Standards meeting report – Advisory Group.

A meeting of the CEN TC207 advisory group recently met in Paris, to discuss issues that affect all groups developing European furniture standards. Attended by FIRA’s Phil Reynolds and Levent Çaglar, the group discussed the following topics:

  • The future of the advisory group;
  • Obsolete standards listed in the OJEC;
  • The weight of a standard person;
  • Electric furniture and the Machinery Directive
  • Shear and squeeze points
  • Work in ISO furniture standards

Members of the Furniture Industry Research Association can read a full meeting report below.

Alternatively, a full list of standards meeting reports can be found here

To find out how to join the Research Association and access this information, contact FIRA on 01438 777700 or email

Restricted content available to Full Members only, apply for a membership today, or Log in to view.

If your company is a Member and you need a login please email