Managing your kitchen ductwork cleaning and providing documented proof that the complete kitchen duct system is clean and fire regulation safe is critical.
According to government statistics, in 2011/12 there were over 2,500 fires in restaurants, cafes, public houses and other such establishments. The London Fire Brigade report that there is a kitchen extract ductwork fire, on average, every 9 days in the Greater London area. So, to significantly reduce the risk of fire, the regular, proper and professional cleaning of Canopy Extract Ducts is imperative.
To insure a building with all risks covered, a business will typically be required to have Ductwork cleaned at least annually / 6 monthly intervals, Filters cleaned weekly and System regularly inspected i.e. monthly
National changes to statutory regulations (Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO)) replaced previous fire safety laws on certification of premises. This reform placed responsibility on individuals in a business/organisation to carry out risk assessment, manage & reduce risk of fire