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Hoods as per NFPA 96

  • Constructed of 18 or 20 gauge stainless steel 2-1.1

  • Hood size appears adequate

  • Internal joints, seams are seated or made grease tight I.e. Filter support 2-12

  • All seams, joints, penetrations are liquid tight and continuous external weld 2-1.2

Grease removal devices in hoods

  • Listed grease filters are installed and non-combustible 4-1

  • Baffles installed when gas outlet <18" from grease removal device and baffle 6" from devices 4-2.2

  • Filters fit tight and at an angle >45 degrees to the horizontal 4-2.5

  • Filters easily accessible for cleaning 4-2.3 &2.4

  • Drip tray beneath filters sloped to metal container (max 1 gallon) 4-2.6

Auxiliary equipment

  • Wiring not permitted in ducts 6-2.1

  • Dampers not installed in exhaust unless specifically listed for use 6-1

  • Motor, lights or other electrical not in duct or hoods unless specifically listed for use 6-2.2

  • Lighting units not concealed, have steel enclosures, tight fighting glass and mounted on the other surface of hood unless listed hood permits otherwise 6-2.3

Fire extinguishment equipment (NFPA 17, 17A and 12)

  • Approved fixed automatic extinguishment equipment installed 7-1.1

  • Protection of grease removal device, hood, duct systems and cooking equipment provided 7-1.2

  • Portable fire extinguisher(s) installed as per NFPA 10 7-5.1

  • Manual activation provided in egress max 5' above floor 2-6.3.4(17)

  • Operation of extinguishment system causes automatic fuel energy shut off and manual reset required

  • Automatically sends signal to fire alarm upon operation, if no fire alarm present activates local audible 7-3.1.4

  • Fusible link provided above each cooking appliance or group protected by single link 6-3.5(17)

  • Fusible link or detector within 12" to entrance of duct 6-3.5(17)

  • Location of discharge nozzles as per permit plans ie. above flammable liquid surfaces, appliance ducts and above filters 7-1.2

  • Discharge nozzles are listed, sized, corrosion resistant, well supported, aligned, correct type and equipped with blow off caps 2-9.4 to 6 & 6-3.6(17)

  • Extinguishing cylinder secured. Accessible gauge reading appears acceptable


  • Minimum 16" distance between deep fat fryer and surface flames 9-1.2.2

  • Appliances on casters have markers to ensure proper placement

  • Appliances secured to wall

Certification and testing NFPA 96 and NFPA 17

  • Certification of installation is received 7-4.2

  • Approval test conducted (ballon and smoke) to verify proper installation and function 2-5.4(17)

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