Articles tagged ‘Safety’

Contract Flammability Guide: Fire Safety of Furniture and Furnishings in the Non-domestic Sectors
Flammability

Contract Flammability Guide: Fire Safety of Furniture and Furnishings in the Non-domestic Sectors

The fire safety of upholstered furniture supplied into the non-domestic market is more complex. It is heavily influenced by the end use of the premises in which the furniture is intended to be used.

26th November, 2011 Flammability
Flammability Guide: Fire Safety of Furniture and Furnishings in the Home
Flammability

Flammability Guide: Fire Safety of Furniture and Furnishings in the Home

Any filling material, whether foam or non-foam, intended for use in furniture, must meet specified ignition tests. This means any material included for the purpose of filling or stuffing the upholstered parts of the furniture.

22nd October, 2011 Flammability
Bariatric Seating:  Performance and Dimensional Requirement (FIRA Standard)
Standards

Bariatric Seating: Performance and Dimensional Requirement (FIRA Standard)

This FIRA Standard specifies safety, strength and durability performance requirements for the structural safety and stability of all types of bariatric seating for office, hospital, contract and domestic use.

14th September, 2017 Standards
Bariatric Beds: Performance and Dimensional Requirements (FIRA Standard)
Standards

Bariatric Beds: Performance and Dimensional Requirements (FIRA Standard)

This FIRA Standard specifies safety, strength and durability performance requirements for the structural safety and stability of all types of bariatric beds

8th October, 2019 Standards
General Product Safety Directive Guide for the Furniture Industry
Regulations

General Product Safety Directive Guide for the Furniture Industry

43 page guide to support the furniture industry in understanding the GPSD

26th March, 2019 Regulations
CE Marking Toolkit
Regulations

CE Marking Toolkit

To support members in meeting the strict requirements of CE Marketing Directives

7th July, 2020 Regulations
Product Safety Incident Plan Template
Regulations

Product Safety Incident Plan Template

Show your commitment to supplying safe and tested products in line with the GPSR

10th August, 2021 Regulations
​Childcare product classification
Information

​Childcare product classification

Identifying the difference between a toy and an item of furniture correctly, as the standards and test methods applicable to these two categories of product are substantially different.

13th September, 2017 Information
Standards applicable to the sale of childcare (furniture) products in the UK
Information

Standards applicable to the sale of childcare (furniture) products in the UK

A summary of some of the products and standards relating to the manufacture, specification and sale of furniture and related products designed or intended for use by children in the UK.

1st September, 2017 Information
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