Articles tagged ‘Fire’

Furniture Fire Safety​

Furniture Fire Safety​

Key point: upholstered furniture has a significant impact on domestic house fires
27th November, 2019 News
BFC Proposal for updating UK Flammability Regulations - June 2017
Flammability

BFC Proposal for updating UK Flammability Regulations - June 2017

Summary of the British Furniture Confederation’s Proposed Revision of Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations

30th June, 2017 Flammability
Introduction to the Domestic Flammability Regulations Training
Flammability

Introduction to the Domestic Flammability Regulations Training

Recorded training to help you understand the fire safety regulations for household furniture

24th September, 2020 Flammability
Current and Alternative Flame Retardants for Upholstered Furniture
Flammability

Current and Alternative Flame Retardants for Upholstered Furniture

The use of flame retardants in furniture and furnishings is of great significance, especially in the UK, where fire safety of upholstery is governed by national legislation. The potential toxicity of some flame retardants has been cause for concern which prompted FIRA to investigate the state of the art and to answer some key questions being asked by the furniture industry.

30th July, 2015 Flammability
Flammability Testing: Best Practice Guide (FRQG)
Flammability

Flammability Testing: Best Practice Guide (FRQG)

Advice for upholstery component manufacturers and suppliers to help identify the requirements for different upholstery components

30th December, 2011 Flammability
BS 7176 compliance: Guide for manufacturers seeking to claim compliance
Flammability

BS 7176 compliance: Guide for manufacturers seeking to claim compliance

Specification for resistance to ignition of upholstered furniture for non-domestic seating

4th December, 2019 Flammability
Introduction to fire safety of furniture and furnishings in the contract sector training
Flammability

Introduction to fire safety of furniture and furnishings in the contract sector training

Recorded training providing a high level overview of the contract flammability regulations

2nd December, 2020 Flammability
Flammability Guidance for Contract Seating: Fire Safety of Office Work Chairs in Domestic Environments
Flammability

Flammability Guidance for Contract Seating: Fire Safety of Office Work Chairs in Domestic Environments

In conjunction with Trading Standards, clarifies whether the FFFSR would fully apply in four scenarios

26th May, 2021 Flammability
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