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During the 2 year process of compiling data to help write the FFMA Coffin & Casket Testing Protocol and working with our trade associates, the working group found lots of useful guidance information/advice which could not be included in the Testing Protocol but helped steer some of our recommendations to help keep in-line with common practices within the industry.

The FFMA invite all trade Associate to include their recommendations, please contact the FFMA with details.

Meeting Transcript

Transcript of FFMA Meeting @ Intertek Leicester, 2nd June 2016

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FFMA Guidance

Ash Recommendation & Guidance

Following a comprehensive review and testing of many types of coffin, this advice and guidance is offered to Funeral Operatives who have responsibility for the care of cremated ash.

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Defra Statutory Guidance for Crematoria

Process Guidance Note 5/1 (12)

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Were to place the trestles

Using the largest size available in the model range, a strength test will be carried out by placing the coffin on a set of standard coffin trestles – the first being placed under the shoulder area and the second the same corresponding distance from the foot end.

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Auto Charger Pusher head Size

A recommended solution; Facultatieve Technologies demonstrated a simple method to help reduce the force a coffin is put under while being mechanically charged::

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FBCA Guidance

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ICCM Guidance

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APCC Guidance

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