British Furniture Manufacturers

Health & Safety

Client Testimonial

‘Dr A. Bromhead has provided a consistently excellent support service to Tetrad Ltd covering Manual handling, Spirometry, Audiometry and General Health and Safety for over 16 years. There is no point in engaging external consultants when Alistair is available, he combines his expert knowledge with a sound grasp of the Furniture industry and has always produced cost effective workable solutions.’

Peter Sherliker BA,MCIPD, HR Director Tetrad Ltd

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BFM members have access to a variety of furniture health and safety resources and furniture making risk assessment advice.

COVID-19 - BFM can support with COVID-19 related activities, including risk assessments, controls and site inspections.
Wood dust exposure - BFM can help with furniture health and safety activities such as wood dust exposure: with the reduction of exposure limit for most wood dust from 5mg/m3 - 3mg/m3.
Prosecutions and incidents - BFM provide information and advice around prosecutions and incidents relating to furniture and the woodworking sector, acting as useful learning points for many businesses.
Health surveillance - BFM provides advice on health surveillance and the changing expectations  of the Health and Safety Executive during the progression of the pandemic. 

Employment and legal

As well furniture health and safety advice, BFM also offer a wide array of employment and legal resources to support your business, which can be found here: 

Employment and legal