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Kitchen Exhaust systems - NO01047

Description
Many kitchen extraction systems are well designed, well maintained and seldom cause nuisance problems. Others can provide a significant and recurring source of nuisance. Currently, there is little advice available to the enforcing officers on what measures may constitute best practicable means for abating the nuisance. Apart from the statutory nuisance aspects, kitchen exhaust system design may also:

Ø influence the work place environment where temperature and fume control is important; or

Ø have fire safety and hygiene implications where systems are poorly maintained.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Kitchen exhaust systems   (425k)
• Final Report - Annex : Kitchen exhaust systems   (392k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2004

To: 2004

Cost: £24,400
Contractor / Funded Organisations
NETCEN
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Noise Nuisance              
Fields of Study
Noise