AS/NZS 4610 is the Australian standard for furniture specific to Schools and covers strength, durability, stability and safety. AFRDI BLUE TICK for Schools means testing and certification to ensure that products are not only safe, but that they will last, thus contributing to sustainability, and minimising use of the earth’s resources. The Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute (AFRDI) is an independent not-for-profit technical organisation providing standards, testing, product certification and research for buyers and sellers of furniture.
AFRDI testing facility operates from the campus of Tasrnanian University, Launceston. BFX Furniture is the only Australian company to have a school desk tested and certified to the highest Strength, Durability, Stability and Safety in the Classroom — Level 6 Severe.
ISO 5970 is the standard for furniture specific to School children and covers functional sizes, including guidelines on dimensions of chairs and tables.
Adopting the ISO 5970 Standard means the BFX product is measured against the industry organisations endorsed principles to ensure the learning environment for your child is world class.
As an approved supplier contract No. 800-09 to the Queensland Government Education Department, BFX is responsible for maintaining and continually improving on the standards set and endorsed by the Queensland Government.