Geca & Afrdi

GECA

The GECA (Good Environmental Choice) Certified products registered with the Australian and New Zealand Eco labeling programs. This label is awarded to products that meet voluntary environmental performance standards which have been created and assessed in conformance to international environmental labeling standards

Nepean Office Furniture have a large range of AFRDI and GECA Approved office chairs and office furniture. When the GECA label is displayed, it acknowledges that the product is meeting or exceeding the voluntary environmental product standards set by GECA

AFRDI APPROVED OFFICE CHAIRS:

Nepean Office Furniture offers many AFRDI approved chairs. The blue tick represents an assurance to customers that chairs, chair products and components have been tested to a standard with guaranteed certification

AFRDI assess products to ensure that they meet the relevant Australian Standard. Chairs which have been accredited by AFRDI have had their ergonomic and durability credentials thoroughly measured.

We recommend AFRDI Approved chairs. This is your assurance that these chairs are evaluated in line with the relevant Australian standards.

Environmental Choice Australia

AFRDI Approved Height Adjustable Swivel Chairs

These standards cover strength, durability, stability, flammability and safety. Ergonomic assessment is available for AS/NZS 4438 only. The suppliers of the chairs have formally agreed to maintain quality and to submit their products to regular auditing.

AFRDI APPROVED LEVEL AS/NZS 4438 (levels 4, 5 and 6)

Most certified office swivel chairs in Australia and NZ are tested to the requirements of AS/NZS 4438:1997 Height adjustable swivel chairs. This standard is regarded as appropriate for people up to about 110 kg. An AFRDI Level 6 certified office chair will meet most commercial needs.  Level 6 chairs should be able to withstand extremely severe conditions of use, such as police stations, military installations, control rooms and use in heavy industry.

AFRDI Level 5 certified office chairs are suitable for heavy duty office, industrial and similar application. AFRDI Level 4 certified office chairs are suitable for office, general keyboard and executive use.

 AFRDI 142 Rated Load This standard is designed to cater for chairs intended to be used by people heavier than 110 kg.

AFRDI RATINGS:

142 This standard is designed to cater for chairs intended to be used by people Recommended for individuals up to 110 kg. 

135 SS People up to and including 135 kg for single 8 hour shift operations. (i.e. approx. 40 hours use per week)

135 MS People up to and including 135 kg for multiple shift operations (i.e. significantly greater than 40 hours use per week)

160 SS People up to and including 160 kg for single 8 hour shift operations. (i.e. approx. 40 hours use per week)

160 MS People up to and including 160 kg for multiple shift operations (i.e. significantly greater than 40 hours use per week)

 DETAILS REFER TO PDF DOCUMENT ATTACHED BELOW:

Last Updated ( Friday, 07 June 2013 15:13 )      

AFRDI RecommendedChairLoadings.pdf

AFRDI Recommended Chair Loadings.pdf