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Keep your friends and family safe in the garden this Summer

8 August 2018 

Keep your friends and family safe in the garden this Summer

Photograph courtesy of Ketler 

Q : What is LOFAssured?
A : An initiative which ensures all cushions sold by members comply with current government fire safety regulations.

Q : Who co-ordinates it?
A :LOFA(Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association) launched the campaign in 2017 to raise awareness of fire safety standards/regulations for garden furniture cushions.

Q : Do all members comply now? 
A : Members are now compliant or have compliance pending.

Q : What does LOFAssured comprise/mean for the customer?
A :One of the conditions of LOFA membership is that members must adhere to a code of conduct, part of which is compliance with all current legislation; it is this culture of propriety that the retailer and customer buy into when they source product from LOFA members.

Q : Who are the third parties?
A : LOFA appointed FIRA (Furniture Industry Research Association) and entered into a Primary Authority Partnership with HertfordshireTrading Standards to aid the members in their quest for full compliance.

Q : How do customers know if a cushion is compliant?
A : A swing tag is on the stand and on each cushion.

For further information on the Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association, call 02392 258844 or (


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