Beware of ‘Fake’ Product Certificates

The cost of testing and product certification is a significant investment on the part of genuine furniture industry market leaders who rely on this investment for the purposes of meeting the highest standards and winning major contracts. The significant increase in ‘fake’ product certificates by unscrupulous traders is very concerning, but also demonstrates how valuable they really are.

Australian Businesses responsible for imported product safety

As a result they can be held liable for any defect or other condition that renders the product unsafe and results in injury, death or damage. Generally, all businesses that manufacture or import products will have Public & Products Liability Insurance. However,...

Who is Responsible for Furnishings in the Safe Work Environment?

A person conducting a business or undertaking has the primary duty under the Work Health and Safety Act to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that workers and other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the business or undertaking....

Standards Update From Furntech-AFRDI

Review of standards AS/NZS 4442:1997 Office Desks and AS/NZS 4443:1997 Office panel systems – Workstations. The committee has met to consider a large number of public comments. The accepted comments are now being included in an updated committee draft. Standards...