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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

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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Standard number:BS 5459-2:2000+A2:2008
Pages:46
Released:2008-09-30
ISBN:978 0 580 62927 3
Status:Standard
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BS 5459-2:2000+A2:2008


This standard BS 5459-2:2000+A2:2008 Specification for performance requirements and tests for office furniture is classified in these ICS categories:
  • 97.140 Furniture

This part of BS 5459 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.

This Part of BS 5459 also specifies requirements and test methods for type approval of bases, columns, seat actions, back stems and locking devices.

NOTE 1 BS EN 1335-2 and BS EN 1335-3 contain requirements and test methods for office pedestal seating which is intended for use for up to 8 hours a day by persons weighing up to 110 kg.

This standard does not apply to office visitors' chairs.

NOTE 2 Office visitors' chairs are chairs used in the office environment which are not classed as office work chairs and which are used for long or short meetings or consultations, as well as for reading, writing, listening and waiting.