The AFA Regulatory Committee brings together like-minded member representatives, with specialist technical expertise and insights into compliance across the supply chain.
Children like climbing on things, especially if there is something attractive up high. Household furniture like bookshelves, wardrobes, storage and entertainment units can be attractive to climb. So too is furniture such as tallboys or home office filing cabinets, where pulled-out drawers can act as stairs for climbing.
If tipped over, the weight of the unit and its contents become a lethal force.
The latest version of the AFA’s Toppling Furniture Prevention Best Practice Guide is now available.
Research shows that chemicals of concern used in manufactured furniture and furnishings can lead to environmental and health impacts and the industry was recently earmarked by government for review.