This document is a guide to the application of the Machinery Directive to motorised furniture. It does not replace any legislative documents that are available and is simply additional information to help achieve compliance.
The 62 page guide identifies the relationship with powered office furniture products such as sit / stand desking and other electrically powered office furniture falling within the scope of the Machinery Directive.
The guide aims to support furniture organisations in complying with the Biocidal Products Regulation, which concerns the placing on the market and use of biocidal products, which are used to protect humans, animals, materials or articles against harmful organisms.
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.