In this category services offered includes extractor cleaning, canopy cleaning, Grill cleaning, top oven clean and vent cleaning. Ventilation systems must be checked and cleaned on a regular basis to ensure that people/staff are breathing in good quality air. If not, their health may be at risk, and they may have a right to compensation if their illness is caused by indoor air pollution.
The need for specialist cleaning of extractor systems will depend on the level of usage of the cooking equipment, types and quantity of cooking and other risk factors such as vulnerability of the system to ignition and of the building and its occupant/users to system fire, hygiene, vermin and mechanical hazards. Typical cleaning intervals are shown in the table below:
Frequency of Cleaning as Stipulated by HVCA TR/19 7.35