Is Your Restaurant in Compliance with Recent Fire Code Changes?

Posted May 05, 2017 by Koorsen Fire & Security

Commercial Kitchen Fire Suppression Hood 

With Recent Changes in Regulations, Many Restaurants May Not Be Compliant

The National Fire Protection Association recently made changes in fire code that directly affect most restaurants. NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Operations has many new regulations, including increased amounts of staff training on kitchen fire suppression systems and fire extinguisher operations.

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To help restaurants get up to speed on the new changes, we’ve written a helpful article on Fast Casual, a popular restaurant industry site. In the article, we cover the main topics for staff training and tips to not just avoid any code violations, but to reduce the risk of fire and injury.


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Topics: Kitchen Fire Suppression, Press, Commercial Kitchen, Restaurant Industry

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Disclaimer: The information in this article is for informational purposes only. It is believed to be reliable, but Koorsen Fire & Security assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of this article. It does not constitute professional advice. The user of this article or the product(s) is responsible for verifying the information's accuracy from all available sources, including the product manufacturer. The authority having jurisdiction should be contacted for code interpretations.