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How To Eliminate Fire Threats In A Commercial Kitchen
All around the world, thousands of fires erupt in public places. It is not surprising that many of these occur in commercial kitchens. Commercial fires can lead to money loss, injury and possibly even death.
Having an adequate, well-maintained fire suppression system in a commercial kitchen is absolutely crucial.
What are the top fire hazards in a commercial kitchen?
The deep fryer
Deep fryers are full of oil, which could cause a serious fire if proper safety precautions are not taken. All fryers should:
The best way to prevent a fire from occurring as a result of the oven is to:
The trash disposal
Trash cans should be:
The fire extinguisher
Commercial kitchens should have at least two fire extinguishers. Keep in mind that:
Each and every commercial kitchen requires a hood, which is joined to a ventilation system. The ventilation system must be directed to the exterior of the building. The hood and vents should:
While it is not likely for lights to cause actual fires, light bulbs can cause injuries in the event of a fire in a commercial kitchen. If a light bulb becomes too hot, the air inside the bulb will expand and cause the bulb to explode. Light bulbs should:
What do commercial kitchen staff need to know?
Do you own a commercial kitchen?
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