EN747 – Safety, Strength & Durability Testing
Ensuring the safety of bunk beds and high beds
It applies to bunk beds with a height to the upper surface of the top bed base of 600 mm or more above the floor and to high beds with a height to the upper surface of the bed base of 600 mm or more above the floor. The loads and forces in the strength and durability tests apply to beds with an internal length greater than 140 cm and a maximum bed base width of 120 cm.(See Atlas Bed Sizes)
Notes About EN747 Testing
- The dimensional requirements are intended to minimise the risk of accidents, particularly to children.
- The strength and durability requirements are intended to represent use by one occupant per bed.
- Safety requirements for other products included in a bunk bed / high bed, for example a table or storage furniture, are not included in this standard.
- This European Standard does not apply to bunk beds and high beds used for special purposes, including but not limited to prison, the military and fire brigades.