Insurance company’s require a TR19 certificate as it shows that your extraction system has been cleaned and de-greased to a suitable and safe level. This decreases the fire risk and show’s your insurance company that the necessary steps have been taken to avoid a fire stemming from your extraction system.
With all commercial kitchens, there is a high standard at which you need to keep your kitchen. This is so that you avoid hazards and dangers to the general public and your employees. A company was set up dedicated to upholding kitchen standards and protecting the general public. They produced a book with guidelines to be followed to regulate these standards known as the TR19.
There are many fire risks in a commercial kitchen. Some of these risks can easily be overlooked or not seen at all! Its important to always keep fire safety in mind to protect your business, employees and customers.