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VENTILATION

Kitchen ventilation is required to create a safe and comfortable working environment. Catering and cooking can produce significant quantities of fumes and vapours as well as large amounts of heat. Ventilation is necessary to remove these and discharge them to a safe external location. This is usually achieved by mechanical extraction via a canopy hood installed over the cooking appliances. The ventilation system should also provide general ventilation throughout the kitchen.

The ventilation system needs to be designed to take account of:

Cooking load
Amount of cooking equipment used
Layout and shape of the kitchen
Numbers of staff
The need for easy cleaning and maintenance

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