How to ensure fire safety of restaurant’s kitchen
Fire safety is not limited to residential or commercial places only. Restaurant owners are the one who has to deal with numerous types of fires on a daily basis. Those kitchens have has higher chances of wildfires then residential ones. Usually, kitchen fires are always disastrous,but in this blog, we are going to illustrate various aspects that would help all the restaurateurs to ensure their kitchen safety with possible precautionary steps. Cooking process remains continue whole day in restaurant hours,so it’s your responsibility to pay full attention to such matters. Check it out below we have figured out few precautionary steps.
Restaurant kitchen needs an inspection on a daily basis. Make sure you people are inspecting all electric and gas appliances in daily routine. If there is an issue with such appliances, then fix them on an immediate basis. It would give you benefit from the various side; daily checking will mitigate the chances of unexpected fire explosion. Any severe leakage can be solved on the spot at the time of inspection. So yes, the regular investigation should be done on a daily basis to check out the functioning of all the kitchen appliances.
Installation of Fire extinguishers
Fire extinguishers are the main fire safety equipment. It will not turn the minor fire into disaster.Make sure that the restaurant staff has a hands-on experience in operation these extinguishers. If your place doesn’t have fire extinguishers yet then install them immediately.Fire extinguishers in Manchester are being installed at various restaurants before holiday season at discounted prices. Christmas is around the corner,and it would be best to install this fire safety equipment before the eve.
Fire detection system
The kitchen should have fire detection system because cooking appliances are always involved in cooking and whenever such type of fire will break out automatic detection system will get activated. Early detection would help in detecting fire intensity. If restaurant owners would purchase high-quality detectors, then most issues will get resolved and all staff member can work freely without any fear.
Exhaust system Maintenance
Make sure exhaust system should be maintained on a weekly basis. Keep it clean all the time to prevent grease and other toxic fumes in such busy kitchens.
Installation of emergency lighting
Restaurant kitchen should have emergency lighting that will remain turn on after restaurant hours. So if there would be any disastrous situation, then it can be resolved immediately.
Installation of Fire Sprinkler system
Fire sprinkler system will ensure kitchen’s safety. Make sure it is working properly in an emergency situation. Keep on checking these systems on a daily basis either they are compatible to deal all kind of fires or not. An installation company will keep on testing these sprinklers, valves, gauges and piping, to ensure that they are competent enough to handle any emergency.
Majority kitchens have fire incident because of grease fires. Additionally, in this blog, we are going to let you know how to extinguish kitchen fires. What you people need to do for extinguishing grease fires. Check out below
Turn off the heating appliances
If heating appliances in the kitchen remained on then the fire would become even worse so make sure turn off all the heating appliances.
Usage of extinguishing agent
These B class fires can be extinguished with common carbon agents. Such fire consumes more chemical than the dry agent extinguishers.
Never use water
Do you know what we use to do with such fires we put water to extinguish the fire immediately but in reality it doesn’t work. Water will pop up the fire to an extreme level. You must be thinking how? Well, there is the possibility of having a certain amount of drop in air and might be that would cause the main reason for disaster so make sure you are not opting this technique for kitchen grease fires.
Don’t fan the flames
If you try to fan the flames then do you know what would happen? It will increase to a disastrous level. Grease fire only needs stiff wind to mitigate the fire risk.
If you think you are unable to deal such fires, then do call experts. They would immediately take precautionary steps. Early detection will save us from various severe incidents. Otherwise,severe fire accidents need experts to deal with such situation. Make sure your hired experts should have enough experience to deal with all kind of fires. Choose the best one manufacturer
We have illustrated fire safety parameters for restaurant’s kitchen. No matters you are putting out the fire of residential kitchen or commercial kitchen, all the safety precautions should be taken to deal with any hazardous situation. Experts would let you know what to do and what should be avoided but make sure you all have done with basic measurements. I got a chance to get the free survey of one of the top restaurant of Liverpool. Apart from tempting food, I was pleased to see that kitchen has taken all the essential safety measurements including the installation of fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors. Fire alarms in Liverpool restaurant were installed on each floor. That restaurant had two stores,and everything was perfectly managed to deal with all kind of fire incident. Exit signs were pasted on each wall of the restaurant. Being restaurant owner, if you want to make your restaurant fire hazard free then start with your kitchen now!