QUALITY & STANDARDS Tests & Certification

Edge Design & Pledge Office Chairs are accredited to ISO 9001. Whilst all chairs are manufactured to conform to all the relevant British and European standards, most models are also certified to these standards. Constant independent testing is carried out to make sure that all products are durable and safe.

All seating is manufactured to conform to the following standards: 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 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 16139:2013. Furniture. Strength, durability and safety.

Requirements for non-domestic seating. 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). BS3900:E1,2 &3:2002. Methods of test for paints. BS EN 1021 –1: 2006.

Assessment of the ignitability of upholstered furniture. Ignition source: Smoldering cigarette. BS EN 1021 –2: 1994. Assessment of the ignitability of upholstered furniture. Ignition source: Match flame equivalent. BS 7176:2007.

Specification for resistance to ignition of upholstered furniture for nondomestic seating by testing composites. BS 5852:2006. 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.

BS EN ISO 14001:2015
An internationally accepted standard that sets out criteria that allows for third party applications of an effective Environmental Management System (EMS). This standard is designed to address the delicate balance between maintaining profitability and reducing environmental impact.