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Training with FIRA International

FIRA International are running a series of training courses throughout 2018. Topics include flammability, CE marking and the EU Timber Regulations.

Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations Training

Course overview:
This flammability training course is perfect for new starters, colleagues needing a recap and experienced colleagues needing confirmation on relevant issues. This course is structured in a way to show why and how the regulations came about, a look at what’s in and out of scope, an in depth look into the schedules and requirements, a look into relevant British Standards that cater for the contract market and finally, understanding and obligations to due diligence.

Who should attend?
This training course is for professionals in the furniture industry that manufacture, purchase, specify, distribute or import furniture products. It may be particularly useful for those people in organisations responsible for legal compliance of products manufactured or purchased.

Dates: 15 February, 15 May, 15 August, 15 November

CE Marking Electrically Actuated Furniture for the Domestic Market

Course overview:
With an increase in the availability of rise/recliner chairs and adjustable beds, motorised furniture has become increasingly common, but the use of mechanisms and electrical components in furniture brings with it requirements and considerations for manufacturers, purchasers, specifiers, importers and distributors.

Who should attend:
This training course is for professionals in the furniture industry that manufacture, purchase, specify, distribute or import furniture products. It may be particularly useful for those people in organisations responsible for legal compliance of products manufactured or purchased.

Dates: 30 January, 8 May

EU Timber Regulation Trading

Overview
The EUTR prohibits the sale of illegal timber and timber products in the EU and establishes the obligations for organisations to exercise due diligence when 'first placing' timber and products such as wooden furniture onto the market. The EUTR also requires traders to maintain records to enable supply chain traceability.

Who should attend
All those with timber or timber products in their supply chain.

Dates: 7 March, 6 June, 5 September, 5 December

In-house and bespoke courses are also available on these and further topics, for more details email info@fira.co.uk or call +44 (0)1438 777 700.