Articles tagged ‘Flammability ’

New Approach …to the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations

New Approach …to the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations

Fourth in a series of newsletters from OPSS is now available
14th January, 2022 News
OPSS survey - understanding the impact of the new approach FFRs

OPSS survey - understanding the impact of the new approach FFRs

The results of the survey will strengthen OPSS's evidence base and help to refine the proposals for the policy
7th September, 2021 News
Update on fire safety of contract seating in domestic settings

Update on fire safety of contract seating in domestic settings

Establishing clear furniture fire safety guidelines that can be applied to office chairs used in the home
21st January, 2021 News
Fire safety of contract seating in domestic settings

Fire safety of contract seating in domestic settings

We've set up a cross sector steering group to establish clear guidelines that can be applied to office chairs used in the home
7th January, 2021 News
Contract flammability regulations are the fifth and final training session for members

Contract flammability regulations are the fifth and final training session for members

Gives high level overview of the regs and address some of the main queries
3rd December, 2020 News
Consumer attitudes to fire safety information on furniture

Consumer attitudes to fire safety information on furniture

Results from The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) research
2nd October, 2020 News
Domestic flammability regulations are the focus of a new training session

Domestic flammability regulations are the focus of a new training session

Includes requirements, responsibilities, testing and labelling
25th September, 2020 News
Implications of providing office/contract chairs for employees who are working at home

Implications of providing office/contract chairs for employees who are working at home

Clarification from OPSS: do office chairs in the home need to comply with the FFFSR if they've been tested to BS 7176: 2008 + A1; 2011.
10th July, 2020 News
UK furniture fire safety regulations – revision process commences

UK furniture fire safety regulations – revision process commences

OPSS outlined its aims of maintaining (or increasing) the current level of fire safety
24th February, 2020 News
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