Standards

Standards update report - September 2020
Standards

Standards update report - September 2020

Summary of changes, new standards and standards in development

11th September, 2020 Standards
Implications of providing office/contract chairs for employees who are working at home
Information

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

Clarification from the OPSS (Office for Product Safety Standards) via the Hertfordshire Trading Standards Office (TS), to determine if the office chairs in use in the home environment are required to comply with the UK’s Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 (FFFSR-1988 Regulations) in circumstances where they have already been tested to BS 7176: 2008 + A1; 2011

10th July, 2020 Information
CE Marking Toolkit
Regulations

CE Marking Toolkit

To support members in meeting the strict requirements of CE Marking Directives for those exporting to Europe

7th July, 2020 Regulations
Standards update report - June 2020
Standards

Standards update report - June 2020

Summary of changes, new standards and standards in development

5th June, 2020 Standards
Standards update report - March 2020
Standards

Standards update report - March 2020

Summary of changes, new standards and standards in development

8th April, 2020 Standards
Standards update report - December 2019
Standards

Standards update report - December 2019

Summary of changes, new standards and standards in development

2nd January, 2020 Standards
BS 7176 compliance: Guide for manufacturers seeking to claim compliance
Flammability

BS 7176 compliance: Guide for manufacturers seeking to claim compliance

The route for claiming compliance with BS 7176 - Specification for resistance to ignition of upholstered furniture for non-domestic seating

4th December, 2019 Flammability
Remanufacturing - FIRA Standard FIRA/REMAN001: 2019
Standards

Remanufacturing - FIRA Standard FIRA/REMAN001: 2019

This FIRA standard specifies requirements for the remanufacture of:

  • Office and contract Chairs / Seating
  • Office and contract Tables / Desking
  • Office and contract Storage units
8th October, 2019 Standards
Bariatric Beds: Performance and Dimensional Requirements - FIRA Standard FS060: 2019
Standards

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

This FIRA Standard specifies the performance and dimensional requirements of bariatric beds. It covers test methods and requirements for the safety, strength and durability for use by persons weighing between 150 kg to 250 kg (23.5 – 40 stone)

1st October, 2019 Standards
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