20 July 2024, 16:56
By Furniture News Aug 26, 2021

SATRA expert to lead technical committee

SATRA’s Phil Reynolds has been appointed chair of the British Standards Institute (BSI) technical committee FW/6 ‘Flammability performance and fire tests for furniture’.

This technical committee is responsible for developing and maintaining British Standards relating to the fire safety of furniture, as well as providing input to the development of relevant European and international standards.

The technical committee has been asked by the Office for Product Safety and Standards to look at producing British Standards to support a proposed revision of the UK’s Furniture & Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations.

Phil comments: "I’m honoured to have been appointed to this role. FW/6 plays an important role in the fire safety of the UK’s furniture. I look forward to working with the BSI team, and the committee experts to tackle this challenging area."

Phil is also the chair of the BSI committee FW/0 Furniture, overseeing the development of performance standards for furniture, and actively participates in the development of European and International standards.

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