Commercial Cooking Operations - What Do Insurance Inspectors Look For?

Commerical Cooking Operations — What Do Insurance Inspectors Look For?


This photo illustrates the correct installation of a metal baffle plate between the open flames from the range and the deep fat fryer. Metal baffles should be used only when there is not sufficient space available to provide a 16” clearance between the deep fat fryer and any source of open flames. Baffle filters are seen above the range and fryer.

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Intentional Smoking Materials Electrical Distribution & Lighting Equipment Heating Equipment

Top 5 Major Causes of Restaurant Fires

Source: National Fire Protection Association,“Structure Fires in Eating and Drinking Establishments”



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