LOFAssured initiative gains strength across the garden furniture industry with nine members already certified.

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LOFA’s (Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association) “LOFAssured” initiative  ensures that all cushions sold by members comply with current government fire safety regulations.

LOFA is raising awareness of fire safety standards/regulations for garden furniture cushions in this young campaign and, already, nine members are certified with 29 in progress and soon to be completed.

Certified members are -

Daro – www.daro-cane.co.uk

Europa Leisure – www.europaleisure.co.uk

Extreme Lounging- www.extremelounging.com 

Glencrest Seatex – www.glencrestseatex.co.uk

Glendale Garden and Leisure – www.glendale-leisure.com

Hampson Agencies – www.jati-kebon.com

Kettler (GB) Limited – www.kettler.co.uk

Norfolk Leisure Lifestyle Limited – www.norfolkleisure.com

Quest – www.questleisure.com

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. LOFAssured is a distinguishing factor setting LOFA products apart from other non-compliant suppliers. 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.

kevin carvill