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.
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.
The New Fire Regulations – Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order requires that a fire risk assessment is carried out the kitchen extraction system should be identified as a potential fire risk.
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 TR/19. These recommendations are increasingly applied by insurers.
*Our recommendation is highlighted in red on the above table
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.