Office furniture - Work tables - Part 2: Safety, strength and durability requirements

This European Standard specifies safety, strength and durability requirements on work tables.
It does not apply to other tables in the office area for which EN standard exists (EN 15372).
Annex A (informative) contains a test for deflection of tables tops.

Büromöbel - Büro-Arbeitstische - Teil 2: Anforderungen an die Sicherheit, Festigkeit und Dauerhaltbarkeit

Diese Europäische Norm legt Anforderungen an die Sicherheit, Festigkeit und Dauerhaltbarkeit von Arbeitstischen und Tischen für Bürotätigkeiten in sitzender, stehsitzender oder stehender Position fest.
Sie gilt nicht für andere Tische im Bürobereich, die durch EN 15372 abgedeckt sind.
Anhang A (informativ) enthält eine Prüfung zur Durchbiegung von Tischplatten.
Anhang B (informativ) enthält ein Beispiel zur Berechnung der Steifigkeit der Konstruktion.

Mobilier de bureau - Tables de travail de bureau - Partie 2 : Exigences de sécurité, de résistance et de durabilité

La présente Norme européenne prescrit les exigences de sécurité, de résistance et de durabilité relatives aux tables de travail de bureau ainsi qu’aux tables pour les tâches de bureau pouvant être effectuées en position assise, debout ou par le biais de dispositifs assis-debout.
Elle ne s'applique pas aux autres tables dans l’environnement du bureau, lesquelles sont couvertes par l’EN 15372.
L’Annexe A (informative) contient un essai de déformation des plateaux de tables.
L’Annexe B (informative) contient un exemple de calcul de résistance de la structure.

Pisarniško pohištvo - Delovne mize - 2. del: Zahteve za varnost, trdnost in trajnost (vključno z dopolnilom A1)

Ta evropski standard določa zahteve za varnost, trdnost in trajnost delovnih miz.
Ne uporablja se za druge mize v pisarnah, za katere je na voljo drug standard EN (EN 15372).
Dodatek A (informativni) vsebuje preskus upogibnosti zgornjih delov miz.

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Publication Date
30-Apr-2019
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9060 - Closure of 2 Year Review Enquiry - Review Enquiry

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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 527-2:2017+A1:2019
01-julij-2019
Nadomešča:
SIST EN 527-2:2017

Pisarniško pohištvo - Delovne mize - 2. del: Zahteve za varnost, trdnost in trajnost

(vključno z dopolnilom A1)

Office furniture - Work tables - Part 2: Safety, strength and durability requirements

Büromöbel - Büro-Arbeitstische - Teil 2: Anforderungen an die Sicherheit, Festigkeit und

Dauerhaltbarkeit

Mobilier de bureau - Tables de travail de bureau - Partie 2: Exigences de sécurité, de

résistance et de durabilité
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 527-2:2016+A1:2019
ICS:
97.140 Pohištvo Furniture
SIST EN 527-2:2017+A1:2019 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN 527-2:2017+A1:2019
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SIST EN 527-2:2017+A1:2019
EN 527-2:2016+A1
EUROPEAN STANDARD
NORME EUROPÉENNE
May 2019
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
ICS 97.140 Supersedes EN 527-2:2016
English Version
Office furniture - Work tables - Part 2: Safety, strength and
durability requirements

Mobilier de bureau - Tables de travail de bureau - Büromöbel - Büro-Arbeitstische - Teil 2:

Partie 2: Exigences de sécurité, de résistance et de Anforderungen an die Sicherheit, Festigkeit und

durabilité Dauerhaltbarkeit

This European Standard was approved by CEN on 16 October 2016 and includes Amendment 1 approved by CEN on 1 March

2019.

CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this

European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references

concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN

member.

This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by

translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management

Centre has the same status as the official versions.

CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia,

Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,

Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,

Turkey and United Kingdom.
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© 2019 CEN All rights of exploitation in any form and by any means reserved Ref. No. EN 527-2:2016+A1:2019 E

worldwide for CEN national Members.
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EN 527-2:2016+A1:2019 (E)
Contents Page

European foreword ....................................................................................................................................................... 3

1 Scope .................................................................................................................................................................... 4

2 Normative references .................................................................................................................................... 4

3 Terms and definitions ................................................................................................................................... 4

4 Safety requirements ....................................................................................................................................... 4

4.1 General ................................................................................................................................................................ 4

4.2 Shear and squeeze points ............................................................................................................................. 5

4.2.1 Shear and squeeze points when setting up and folding .................................................................... 5

4.2.2 Shear and squeeze points under influence of powered mechanisms .......................................... 5

4.2.3 Shear and squeeze points during use ...................................................................................................... 5

4.3 Stability requirements .................................................................................................................................. 5

4.4 Structural safety requirements .................................................................................................................. 5

5 Strength and durability ................................................................................................................................. 5

5.1 General ................................................................................................................................................................ 5

Table 1 — Test sequence and parameters ........................................................................................................... 6

5.2 Requirements ................................................................................................................................................... 8

6 Information for use ........................................................................................................................................ 8

7 Test report ......................................................................................................................................................... 8

Annex A (informative) Test for the deflection of table tops ......................................................................... 9

Annex B (informative) Stiffness of the structure – example ...................................................................... 10

Figure B.1 — Stiffness of the structure ............................................................................................................... 10

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SIST EN 527-2:2017+A1:2019
EN 527-2:2016+A1:2019 (E)
European foreword

This document (EN 527-2:2016+A1:2019) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 207

“Furniture”, the secretariat of which is held by UNI.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an

identical text or by endorsement, at the latest by November 2019, and conflicting national standards

shall be withdrawn at the latest by November 2019.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of

patent rights. CEN shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

This document includes Amendment 1 approved by CEN on 1 March 2019.

The start and finish of text introduced or altered by amendment is indicated in the text by

tags !".
This document supersedes !EN 527-2:2016".
Compared to the previous version, modifications are:

— Test sequence and parameters are included, according to tests in EN 1730:2012 instead of

EN 527-3:2003, which will be withdrawn;
— Suppression of A-deviation;

— Addition of an Annex B (informative) for an example of calculation for stiffness of the structure.

According to the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, the national standards organisations of the

following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,

Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia,

France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta,

Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,

Turkey and the United Kingdom.
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EN 527-2:2016+A1:2019 (E)
1 Scope

This European Standard specifies safety, strength and durability requirements for work tables and

desks for office tasks to be undertaken in a seated, a sit-stand or standing position.

It does not apply to other tables in the office area, which are covered by EN 15372.

Annex A (informative) contains a test for the deflection of tables tops.

Annex B (informative) contains an example of calculation of the stiffness of the structure.

2 Normative references

The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are

indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated

references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.

EN 1730:2012, Furniture - Tables - Test methods for the determination of stability, strength and durability

3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
3.1
accessible part

part to which access can easily be gained by the user when the table is in its intended configuration of

use and for which the probability of unintentiona
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