Flammability Requirements for Beds and Mattresses, Across the Domestic and Commercial Sectors

03 Nov 2021

13:30 - 15:30

Venue: Online

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Led by Howard James, Testing and Technical Services Manager, and supported by Steve Cotton, Technical Specialist, this session focuses on the flammability requirements for beds and mattresses, across the domestic and commercial sectors

Why attend

Bed and mattress components are subject to different standards and regulations, in addition domestic and contract beds must meet differing levels of testing. Howard and Steve will work through all the different requirements so that you’re clear on how to work towards compliance, are using the correct labels and can demonstrate due diligence

Who should attend:

The course is suitable for those across the bed industry who are new to working within regulations and compliance, or those more established who want to be up-to-date and ensure they’re currently working to compliance

Course agenda
  • Domestic requirements – The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 (FFFSR)
  • Contract requirements - RRFSO (Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order)
  • BS 7177:2008+A1:2011 Specification for resistance to ignition of mattresses, mattress pads, divans and bed base
  • Understanding hazard levels
  • Testing and subsequent labelling requirements
  • Demonstrating compliance and ongoing due diligence
  • Q&A session
Key take-away

Understanding the testing requirements for bed and mattress components for different markets, and demonstrating on-going due diligence

Pricing and schedule
  • Furniture Industry Research Association members: £65+VAT, non-members: £80+VAT. (25% discount if three modules are booked at the same time)
  • Online training
  • 3 November, 13:30-15:00