Training

Understanding Flammability Requirements for the Contract and Office Furniture Sector

10 Nov 2021

09:30 - 11:00

Venue: Online

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Led by Howard James, Testing and Technical Services Manager, and supported by Steve Cotton, Technical Specialist, this course will help you understand the flammability requirements for the contract and office furniture sector

Why attend

There are complex standards which apply to contract and office furniture sector, this course will help you navigate these complexities so you understand your obligations

In addition, to reflect the huge shift in home working, Howard and Steve will update you on their recent work with the Office for Product Safety and Standards and Trading Standards to clarify their stance on office furniture being used in the domestic environment

Who should attend:

Anyone involved in a testing, compliance or product role across the furniture industry. The course is suitable for those new to the flammability requirements and be of benefit to individuals currently operating in the sector who want to ensure they’re working to compliance and are up-to-date

Course agenda
  • RRFSO (Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order)
  • BS 7176:2007+A1:2011 Specification for resistance to ignition of upholstered furniture for non-domestic seating by testing composites
  • Understanding hazard levels
  • Testing and subsequent labelling requirements
  • Demonstrating compliance and ongoing due diligence
  • Q&A session
Key take-away

Your obligations for achieving compliance and how to demonstrate ongoing 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
  • 10 November, 09:30-11:00