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ILNAS-EN 14434:2010 Edition 01/2010
Writing boards for educational institutions - Ergonomic, technical and safety requirements and their test methods
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This European Standard specifies ergonomic, technical and safety requirements for wall mounted and free-standing writing boards for use in rooms for educational and training purposes, e.g. classrooms, lecture theatres for schools, universities, etc. It is intended to prevent serious injury through normal functional use, as well as misuse that might reasonably be expected to occur. This document applies to units after installation. Safety depending on the structure of the building is not included, e.g. the strength of wall mounted boards includes only the board and its parts. The wall and the wall attachment are not included. Requirements concerning electrical safety are not included. Annex A (normative) includes an assessment scale for the ability to write and erase. Annex B (informative) includes terminology for display writing boards. Annex C (informative) includes significant technical differences between this document and EN 14434:2004.


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Technical Committee :
CEN/TC 207 : Furniture


start of the vote on the project      date of ratification (dor)    12/12/2009
end of the vote on the project      date of anouncement (doa)    30/04/2010
start of the vote on the final project    11/06/2009   date of publication (dop)    31/07/2010
end of the vote on the final project    11/11/2009   date of withdrawal (dow)    31/07/2010

Publication Official Journal
of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg
Reference Mémorial A N° 47


FprEN 14434

Relations to older standards
ILNAS-EN 14434:2004/AC:2008
ILNAS-EN 14434:2004

International Classification for Standards (ICS codes) :

03.180 : Education
13.180 : Ergonomics
97.140 : Furniture


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