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Fire tests used to demonstrate the safety of sofas and beds are inadequate with the result lives are being put at risk, it is claimed the key test, which involves putting a lit match against the. Product features the frame is attached to the futon cushions sofa sleeper weight limit: 600 lbs. Death in the line of dutya summary of a niosh fire fighter fatality investigation f2007-18 date released: february 11, 2009 summary on june 18, 2007, nine career fire fighters (all males, ages 27 56) died when they became disoriented and ran out of air in rapidly deteriorating conditions inside a burning commercial furniture showroom and warehouse facility.
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Issued by the - fire safety manager, ucl estates, gower street, london, wc1e 6bt - this guide is to be regarded as a general statement of ucl local requirements, information or guidance only & supplements relevant british standards or manufacturers instructions etc. Review on heat release rate of burning furniture wk chow department of building services engineering, the hong kong polytechnic university, hong kong, china past fire record indicated that burning a furniture, particularly a sofa or cushion foam, was the main cause of accidental fires several such cases. Charleston sofa super store fire is part of wikiproject fire service, which collaborates on fire service-related subjects on wikipedia if you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page , where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion. I've got a sofa to sell on ebay i am a seasoned ebayer, this is just a new id that i have set up for the boards this is quite an old sofa - it's a.
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By contrast, tests on a sofa manufactured to the more stringent uk and irish safety standards showed that the fire did not turn into a life-threatening blaze until more than 20 minutes had elapsed.