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Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations Training

This flammability training course is perfect for new starters, colleagues needing a recap and experienced colleagues needing confirmation on relevant issues.

It is structured in a way to show why and how the regulations came about, a look at what’s in and out of scope, an in depth look into the schedules and requirements, a look into relevant British Standards that cater for the contract market and finally, understanding and obligations to due diligence.

Key take-aways:

For manufacturers: You will take away a great understanding of raw material testing requirements, display and permanent labelling requirements and due diligence obligations.

For importers/suppliers: You will take away the above, and in addition, you’ll see exactly what manufacturers should be giving you, you’ll be able to confidently specify your requirements and finally, you’ll be able to implement quality systems in regards to your due diligence.

For retailers: You’ll take away all the above, and in addition, you’ll be in a position to know exactly what manufacturers and suppliers are giving you, when to request reports and improvements on your due diligence to increase product safety and reduce risks and recalls.

Course agenda:

  • Introducing the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations
    • How and why they came about
    • What is in and out of scope
  • Introducing the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations

    • Schedules – Raw material testing
    • Schedules - Labelling
  • Contract sector and testing standards
    • What is the difference and the link between domestic and contract
    • Upholstered seating and bedding standards
  • FIRA International testing laboratory tour
  • Due diligence and obligations
  • Q & A

Who should attend?

This training course is for professionals in the furniture industry that manufacture, purchase, specify, distribute or import furniture products. It may be particularly useful for those people in organisations responsible for legal compliance of products manufactured or purchased.

What's included?

Full training, options for one-to-one guidance specific to your organisation, all course materials, a guide to UK regulations, refreshments and lunch.

In-house training courses

If you have 4 or more delegates for this course, you may find an in-house training day would more meet your specific needs and would be more cost effective.

For more details contact Paul Vaughan on 07825 315 047 or email

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