Pledge Office Chairs is accredited to ISO 9001. Whilst all chairs are manufactured to conform to all the relevant British and European standards, most of our models are also certified to these standards.
As a company we carry out constant independent testing to make sure that all our products are durable and safe.
We believe we have more products tested and certified than many other manufacturers, and will test products for certification should it be required to fulfil a tender specification.
All seating is manufactured to conform to the following standards:
DESIGN & DIMENSIONS
BS EN 1335-1:2000
Office furniture. Office work chair. Dimensions. Determination of dimensions.
BS EN 1335-2:2009
Office furniture. Office work chair. Safety requirements.
BS EN 1335-3:2009
Office furniture. Office work chair. Safety test methods.
BS EN 16139:2013
Furniture. Strength, durability and safety. Requirements for non-domestic seating.
BS 5459-2: 2000+A2:2008
Specification for performance requirements and tests for office furniture. Part 2: Office pedestal seating for use by persons weighing up to 150kg and for use up to 24 hours per day.
BS EN ISO 9241-5:1999
Ergonomic requirements for office work with visual display terminals (VDTs) Part 5: Workstation layout and postural requirements.
90/270/EC and HS(G)57
EC Directive and Seating at work (HSE).
FABRIC & OTHER
BS EN 1021 –1: 2014
Assessment of the ignitability of upholstered furniture. Ignition source: Smoldering cigarette.
BS EN 1021 –2: 2014
Assessment of the ignitability of upholstered furniture. Ignition source: Match flame equivalent.
Specification for resistance to ignition of upholstered furniture for non-domestic seating by testing composites.
Methods of test for assessment of the ignitability of upholstered seating by smoldering and flaming ignition sources.
BS EN 10296-1:2003
Welded circular steel tubes for mechanical and general engineering purposes. Technical delivery conditions. Non-alloy and alloy steel tubes.
BS3900:E1,2 & 3:2002
Methods of test for paints.
You can download a copy of our ISO 9001 Standards here