UL STANDARD FOR SAFETY Individual Commercial Office Furnishings
|Publication Date:||22 May 2020|
These requirements cover individual commercial office furnishings. The products are used in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. They are intended for dry locations only. These furnishings include both electrified and non-electrified and may include, but not limited to:
a) Motor-operated tables and desks;
b) Tables and desks (non-motor-operated)
c) Storage Cabinets;
e) Bench Systems; and
f) Motorized adjustable carts and stands for audio/video equipment.
These requirements cover products rated 600 V ac or less.
Furnishings intended for the small office or homes shall be evaluated to the Standard for Household and Commercial Furnishing, UL 962.
Office furnishing panel systems are covered by the Standard for Office Furnishings, UL 1286.
A non-motorized furnishing only intended to support audio/video equipment shall be evaluated in accordance with one of the following:
a) If the audio/video support system is an entertainment center, cart, or a stand and it is intended for support or attachment of audio/video equipment, the Standard for Household, Commercial, and Institutional-Use Carts, Stands and Entertainment Centers for Use with Audio and/or Video Equipment, UL 1678;
b) If the audio/video support system is intended to be mounted to walls or ceilings as the primary support means and not supported by the floor, the Standard for Wall- and Ceiling-Mounts and Accessories, UL 2442;
c) If a cart, stand or support surface is supplied with the audio or video equipment by the manufacturer of the audio or video equipment, the requirements contained in the Standard for Audio, Video, and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements, UL 60065, the Standard for Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements, UL 60950-1, or the Standard for Audio/Video, Information and Communication Technology Equipment - Part 1: Safety Requirements, UL 62368-1; applies as applicable to the product;
d) Information Technology and Communications Equipment Cabinets, Enclosure and Rack Systems are investigated to the Standard for Information Technology Equipment - Safety - Part 1: General Requirements, UL 60950-1 or the Standard for Audio/Video, Information and Communication Technology Equipment - Part 1: Safety Requirements, UL 62368-1.
Prefabricated rooms, booths, and pods shall be evaluated to the Standard for Household and Commercial Furnishing, UL 962.