BS 5459-2:2000+A2:2008 - Specification for performance requirements and tests for office furniture. Office pedestal seating for use by persons weighing up to 150kg and for use up to 24 hours a day, including type-approval tests for individual components –
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BS 5459-2:2000+A2:2008

Specification for performance requirements and tests for office furniture. Office pedestal seating for use by persons weighing up to 150kg and for use up to 24 hours a day, including type-approval tests for individual components

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : November 2000

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BS 5459-2:2008 Specification for performance requirements and tests for office furniture. Office pedestal seating for use by persons weighing up to 150kg and for use up to 24 hours a day, including type-approval tests for individual components

BS 5459-2:2008 is concerned with the specification of performance requirements for the structural safety of office seating when used by persons weighing more than 110 kg, or when used for more than 8 hours a day.

BS 5459-2 specifies performance requirements and test methods for the structural safety and stability of office pedestal seating when used by persons weighing up to 150 kg, or when used for up to 24 hours a day, including chairs for use with tables and desks higher than those specified in BS EN 527-1.

It also specifies requirements and test methods for type-approval of bases, columns, seat actions, back stems and locking devices.

BS 5459-2 seeks to ensure that the seating will not become a danger or cause injury to users when it is used as office seating in a manner which is forseeable.

BS 5459-2 gives:

  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
  • Requirements  for durability, component durability, stability, safety
  • Type approval of bases, columns, seat actions, back stems and locking
    devices
  • Criteria for failure and safe failure
  • Marking for complete chairs and for bases, columns, seat actions, back stems and locking devices.

An annexe containing test methods is also provided.

The tests specified in this standard do not ensure that structural failure will not eventually occur as a result of habitual misuse or after an excessively long period of service. An attempt has been made to ensure that as far as can be forseen, such service failures as may occur will not be a serious hazard to health.




Standard NumberBS 5459-2:2000+A2:2008
TitleSpecification for performance requirements and tests for office furniture. Office pedestal seating for use by persons weighing up to 150kg and for use up to 24 hours a day, including type-approval tests for individual components
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date15 November 2000
Confirm Date03 July 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 2439:1997, BS 903-A26:1995
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 4875-1:1985, BS 7945:1999, BS EN 1335-2:2000, BS EN 1335-3:2000, BS EN 527-1:2000
ReplacesBS 5459-2:1990
Amended ByAMD 16218
Amendment, September 2008
Draft Superseded By08/30181507 DC
DescriptorsOffice furniture, Furniture, Type testing, Stability, Chairs, Performance, Adjustable furniture, Performance testing, Approval testing, Seating, Office equipment, Occupational safety
ICS97.140
Title in FrenchSpecification des exigences de performance et des essais pour les meubles de bureau. Sieges de bureau a piedestal pour les personnes pesant jusqu'a 150 kg et pour l'usage jusqu'a 24 heures par jour, inclus des essais d'approbation de type pour les composants particuliers
Title in GermanFunktionsanforderungen und Pruefverfahren fuer Bueromoebel. Buerosockelsitze fuer Personen die weniger als 150 kg wiegen und zum Gebrauch von bis zu 24 Stunden pro Tag, einschliesslich Typenbescheinigungstests fuer einzelne Bestandteile
CommitteeFW/0/3
ISBN978 0 580 62927 3
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages46
File Size886 KB
Price£240.00


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