Accreditations

At Elite we are extremely proud of our accreditations, we work very closely with our clients to understand their furniture requirements and we appreciate that every project is different and tailor our approach to offer the best possible service and quality. 

Elite Office Furniture are proud of their company and furniture accreditations

Company Accreditations

BS EN ISO 9001:2008Quality Management Systems.
BS EN ISO 14001:2004Environmental Management Systems.
BS OHSAS 18001:2007Occupational Health & Safety Management System.
FISPFurniture Industry Sustainability Programme. As part of our Environmental Policy.
PEFCProgramme For The Endorsement Of Forest Certification. As part of our Environmental Policy.
FIRAFurniture Industry Research Association. Affiliated Member.
Club GreenFIRA's Environmental Legislation up date service.
BCFABritish Contract Furniture Association. Affiliated Member.
ValpakThe Producer Responsibility Obligations Regulations. (Packaging Waste).

Furniture Standards

BE EN 527-1:2011Work tables and desk. Dimensions, Height, Ergonomics and Anthropometric characteristics.
BS EN 527-2:2002Work tables and desks. Mechanical safety requirements.
BS EN527-3:2003Work tables and desks. Methods of test for the determination of the stability and the mechanical strength of the structure.
BS EN ISO 9241-5:1999Ergonomic requirements for office work with visual display terminals (VDTs). Workstation layout and postural requirements.
BS 4875-7:2006Strength and stability of furniture. Requirements for strength, durability and stability of tables and trolleys for domestic use.
BS 6396:2008Electrical systems in office furniture and educational furniture.
BS EN 13721:2004Assessment of the surface reflectance.
BS EN 14073-2:2004Storage furniture. Safety requirements.
BS EN 14073-3:2004Storage furniture. Test methods for the determination of stability and strength of the structure.
BS EN 14074:2004Tables and desks and storage furniture. Test methods for the determination of strength and durability of moving parts.
BS EN 15372:2008 level 2Strength, durability and safety. Requirements for non-domestic tables.

Seating Standards

BS EN 1022:2005Seating, determination of stability
BS EN 1335-3:2000Office work chairs
BS EN 13761:2002Seating, visitor chairs.
BS EN 15373:2007 level 2Seating strength, durability and safety. Requirements for non-domestic seating.
ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2002International testing certificate for office chairs. Sections:08,11,13,14,16 and 18
BS EN 5459-2: 2000+A2:2008Office seating for use by person weighing up to 150kg and for use upto 24 hours a day.
BS EN 16139:20134 legged & cantilever seating, strength, durability and safety requirements.
BS EN 1335-3:2000Office work chairs safety test methods.
BS EN 15373:2007 level 2Seating strength, durability and safety. Requirements for non-domestic seating.
BS EN 1022:2005Seating, determination of stability.
BS EN 100025:1993Specification for hot rolled products of non-alloy structural steels and their technical delivery conditions. Applicable to all chrome plated parts.
BS EN 13761:2002Visitor Chairs - Dimensions & Safety Requirements.
EN 1728:2000Seating Seat & Back Static Load Test & Durability. Front & Back Fatigue Test & Impact Test.
ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2002International testing certificate for office chairs. Sections:08,11,13,14,16 and 18.
TUV Eco-Circle 2008Tested for recyclable content, harmful substances, energy saving & ergonomic design.
NEOCONi-Sit Silver Award Winner 2013 Chicago, USA.

Dividing Screen Standards

BS 476-7:1987 (Class 2)Fire tests on building materials and structures. Method for classification of the surface spread of flame of products.
BS EN 1023-1:1997Dimensions.
BS EN 1023-2:2000Mechanical safety requirements.
BS EN 1023-3:2000Test methods.
BS EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009Fire classification of construction products and building elements. Classification using test data from reaction to fire test.
BS EN 12667:2001Thermal performance of building materials and products. Determination of thermal resistance by means of guarded hot plate and heat flow meter methods. Products of high and medium thermal resistance.

Acoustic Screen Standards

ISO 354:2003Acoustics - Measurement of sound absorption in a reverberation room.
ISO 11654:1997Acoustics - Sound absorbers for use in buildings - Rating of sound absorption.
ISO 9613Acoustics - Attenuation of sound during propagation outdoors.
ISO 9613-1:1993Calculation of the absorption of sound by the atmosphere.
EN 12667:2001Thermal Conductivity / Resistance Performance
EN 13501-1:2007 +A1:2009Fire Classification Of Construction Products Building Elements.
EN 13823:2010Reaction To Fire Tests. Thermal attack by single burning item.
ISO 11925-2:2010Reaction To Fire Tests. Ignitability of building products subjected to direct impregnation of flame - part 2 Single-flame source test.