The kitchen grease extract system presents particular hazards due to the potential for the accumulation of grease, which forms a hidden combustion load. In order to minimise this potential fire risk, kitchen extract ductwork should be professionally cleaned on a regular basis, in accordance with the BESA specification TR19® Grease.
The Health & Safety Executive and industry and insurance guidance and regulations stipulate that kitchen extract systems should be kept maintained at a suitable level of cleanliness to minimise fire and other risks.
Furthermore, the BESA specification TR19® Grease ‘Fire Risk Management of Grease Accumulation within Kitchen Extraction Systems’ provides specific guidance on methods of measuring and defining cleanliness as a bench mark for good practice and fire risk control.
Building Managers are required to:
- Identify and assess sources of risk
- Prepare a scheme for preventing or controlling the risk
- Appoint a person to be managerially responsible
- Implement and manage precautions
- Keep records of the precautions implemented
Swiftclean offer Kitchen Extract maintenance and fire risk control services to help you ensure that your kitchen remains healthy, safe, legal and compliant:
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- Inspection methods in line with BESA TR19®Grease specification
- Full inspection reports provided and benchmarked to recognised levels.
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