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Randal Carter


Director, Global Product Safety and Compliance

Steelcase Inc.


Appointed Member--USGBC EQ TAG (2010-2013)
Appointed Member--USGBC EQc4 Working Group (2008-2009)
US Advisor--Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission, Furniture IAQ Labeling Project (2008-2011)
Chair--BIFMA Furniture Emissions Subcommittee (2003-current)
- ASTM D22.05 Indoor Air Committee (2004-2012)
- NSF/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Committee (2008 to present)
- NSF/UL 440 Health-based Emissions Committee (2010 to present)
- ASHRAE (2005-2015)
- ASHRAE SSPC 189.1 Committee for High Perf. Green Buildings, WG8 on Indoor Air Quality (2009 to 2015)

At Steelcase I lead a team of managers, engineers and specialists responsible to identify applicable laws, standards, and regulations for Steelcase products in over 200 countries. We provide expertise and oversight to product development and existing products for evidence of compliance and safety. My 25+ years experience spans electrical, acoustical, structural, flammability, and chemical emissions testing for furniture systems, seating, lighting, storage, technology, and architectural products for commercial, educational, healthcare, and residential environments.