NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations
Current Edition: 2014 Next Edition: 2017

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What is NFPA 96?
NFPA 96: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1* This standard shall provide the minimum fire safety requirements (preventative and operative) related to the design, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of all public and private cooking operations. 1.1.2 This standard shall apply to residential cooking equipment used for commercial cooking operations. 1.1.3 This standard shall not apply to cooking equipment located in a single dwelling unit. 1.1.4* This standard shall not apply to facilities where all of the following are met: (1) Only residential equipment is being used. (2) Fire extinguishers are located in all kitchen areas in accordance with NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers. (3) The facility is not an assembly occupancy. (4) The authority having jurisdiction has approved the installation.

NFPA 96 provides preventive and operative fire safety requirements intended to reduce the potential fire hazard of both public and private commercial cooking operations.

Official document scope
What does NFPA 96 address?

Provisions cover the design; installation; operation; and inspection, testing, and maintenance of the full spectrum of cooking equipment, hoods, grease removal devices, exhaust duct systems, fans, fire suppression systems, and clearance to combustibles.



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