Articles tagged ‘Safety’

Fire safety of furniture and furnishings in the contract and non-domestic sectors - a guide to the UK requirements
Flammability

Fire safety of furniture and furnishings in the contract and non-domestic sectors - a guide to the UK requirements

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
Fire safety of furniture and furnishings in the home - A Guide to the UK Regulations
Flammability

Fire safety of furniture and furnishings in the home - A Guide to the UK Regulations

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
FIRA Standard - Performance and Dimensional Requirements for Bariatric Seating - FS058: 2009
Standards

FIRA Standard - Performance and Dimensional Requirements for Bariatric Seating - FS058: 2009

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
FIRA Standard - Performance and Dimensional Requirements for Bariatric Beds FS060: 2019
Standards

FIRA Standard - Performance and Dimensional Requirements for Bariatric Beds FS060: 2019

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
The General Product Safety Directive, furniture industry guide to legislation
Regulations

The General Product Safety Directive, furniture industry guide to legislation

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
​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
National Furniture Specifications - A Guide for Specifiers
Information

National Furniture Specifications - A Guide for Specifiers

Guide to assist specifiers in the tender process when acquiring contract or domestic furniture and a guide for manufacturers and suppliers looking to satisfy a specifier’s requirements

8th September, 2020 Information
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