BS EN 1729-2:2012+A1:2015 Furniture. Chairs and tables for educational institutions. Safety requirements and test methods

BS EN 1729-2:2012+A1:2015

Furniture. Chairs and tables for educational institutions. Safety requirements and test methods

Status : Current, Under review   Published : February 2012

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What is this standard about?

This is part two of the European standard educational institution furniture. It specifies the latest safety requirements and test methods for chairs and tables used for general education purposes in educational institutions. 

Who is this standard for?

  • Manufacturers of tables and chairs for educational institutions
  • Testers of chairs for educational institutions
  • Educational institutions
  • Health and safety executives

Why should you use this standard? 

The standard has been systematically reviewed by experts to ensure its continued market relevance. It has been updated to take account of the latest technological developments in both education and the manufacture of table and chairs, looking at stability, strength and durability. It also considers the latest use for such furniture and looks at the additional needs for laptops, computers or portable devices.

NOTE: BS EN 1729-2:2012+A1:2015 does not apply to laboratories, ranked seating and workshops within educational institutions.

What’s changed since the last update?

  • Additional consideration of swivel chairs
  • Additional consideration of chairs with arm rests
  • Clarification of seat loading points and back loading points
  • Amendment of some loads and forces
  • Modification of Annex A “Test methods for determination of stability of chairs placed on tabletops”



Standard NumberBS EN 1729-2:2012+A1:2015
TitleFurniture. Chairs and tables for educational institutions. Safety requirements and test methods
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date29 February 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 1729-1, EN 13722, EN 1022:2005, EN 1335-3:2009, EN 1730:2012, EN 1728:2012
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS EN 1729-2:2006
International RelationshipsEN 1729-2:2012+A1:2015
Amended ByAmendment, January 2016
Draft Superseded By15/30302892 DC
DescriptorsChairs, Impact testing, Mechanical testing, Loading, Stability, Tables, Educational equipment, Furniture, Seating, Endurance testing, Schools, Safety measures, School furniture
ICS97.140
Title in FrenchMeubles. Chaises et tables pour les établissements d'enseignement. Exigences de sécurité et méthodes d'essai
Title in GermanMöbel. Stühle und Tische für Bildungseinrichtungen. Sicherheitstechnische Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren
CommitteeFW/0/4
ISBN978 0 580 86970 9
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages28
File Size701 KB
Price£182.00


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