2009 NFPA 17A PDF

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Testing during the OCFA inspection shall include a manual and automatic activation via fusible link. A shut down nfp all electrical and gas cooking equipment shall also be demonstrated. Fuel shall be permitted to be stored in an area with walls, floor, and ceiling of combustible or limitedcombustible construction.

Fuel shall be 209 to be stored 17w than the requirements of Item 2 above where a solid fuel appliance or other cooking appliance jfpa listed or approved for less clearance to combustibles. Solid cooking appliances shall be inspected, cleaned, and maintained in accordance with the following per NFPA Portable fire extinguishers shall be conspicuously located along normal paths of travel where they are readily accessible.

In lieu of the sprinkler system outlined in The flue or chimney shall be inspected weekly for the following conditions: Where stored in the same building as the solid fuel appliance, fuel shall be stored only in an area with walls, floor, and ceiling of noncombustible construction extending at least 3 ft. All gas fueled, electrically powered, and heat-producing equipment located under the hood shall shut down upon activation of the extinguishing system.

Other Safety Requirements 1. Where storage is in the same room as the solid fuel appliance or in the same 17aa as the fuel-loading or clean-out doors, fuel storage shall not exceed a 1-day supply.


When any hole occurs in a container from corrosion or damage, the container shall be repaired or replaced immediately. Nozzle type, height, and mfpa relative to placement of cooking appliances will also be verified during the inspection. Storage of Solid Fuel 1. Hydrostatic testing of the wet chemical extinguishing system shall be completed in intervals not exceeding 12 years.

A Class K rated extinguisher shall be provided within a maximum of 30 ft.

notes for hood extinguishing systems

Residue that might begin to restrict the vent or create an additional fuel source b. Removal Container or Cart 1. Where acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction, fuel storage areas shall be permitted to be protected with a fixed water pipe system with a hose capable of reaching all parts of the area.

Long-handled tongs, hooks, and other required devices shall be provided and used to safely add fuel, adjust the fuel position, and control the fire without the user having to reach into the firebox. Fryers shall be separated from surface flame appliances by 16 inches or an 8 inch steel or tempered glass baffle plate shall be provided between fryers and surface flames.

Variables in the Airlines Data file. The flue or chimney shall be cleaned before these conditions exist. No nfp fuel cooking device of any type shall be permitted for deep fat frying involving more than 1 qt.

notes for hood extinguishing systems

Tools shall be provided so that ash removal can be accomplished without having to reach into the chamber. The combustion chamber shall be scraped clean to its original surface once each week and shall be inspected for deterioration or defects.


Ash Removal Process 1. The ash removal container or cart shall not exceed a maximum of 20 gal capacity, shall be assigned for this one purpose, shall be able to be handled easily by any employee assigned the task, and shall pass easily through any passageway to the outside of the building. The hood ventilation system shall be operated at the required rate of air movement, and approved grease filters shall be in place when cooking equipment under a kitchen grease hood is operated.

A placard shall be conspicuously placed near each extinguisher that states: Fusible links shall be replaced at least semiannually. A separate fire alarm plan is not required. Ash, cinders, and other fire debris shall be removed from the firebox at regular intervals to prevent interference with the draft to the fire and to minimize the length of time the access door is open.

Where listed, metal-fabricated solid fuel cooking appliances shall be installed in accordance with the terms of their listings and with the applicable requirements of this standard. The container or cart shall always be covered when it is being moved through the premises.

The ash shall be spread out gently in small lots on the chamber nfoa or on a shovel, to be sprayed before it is removed to the metal container or cart. Solid Fuel Handling and Ash Removal 1.