No matter how efficient the extraction system, a build up of grease and other flammable substances in ductwork can become a significant fire hazard. The devastating effects of any subsequent fire on a business are enormous. Kitchen extraction cleaning by Aircover is the answer.
Regardless of the size of your business, cleanliness of the extraction system is too important to ignore.
Here are a few incidents which have occurred due to the neglect of kitchen extraction system’s:
Health and Safety at Work Regulations an the Fire Regulations require that premises managers must carry out a risk assessment of grease extraction systems and act upon the results of the risk assessment to eliminate or at the very least minimise the risk of fire. In order to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act and to meet the requirements of Insurance Companies it is essential that kitchen extraction systems are cleaned on a regular basis.
It is essential that the requirements of your insurance company are met; the table below details the recommendations of the B & ES in the document Cleanliness of Ventilation systems TR19 HVCA. These recommendations are increasingly applied by insurers.
Any kitchen extraction system represents a significant fire risk if it is not regularly cleaned, the kitchen extraction ductwork can become coated with grease which effectively creates flammable fuel for any source of ignition that is able to travel beyond the grease filters.