Get Your Hood Cleaning Certification
The National Fire Protection Association 96 2008 standards state that "the entire exhaust system shall be cleaned by a properly trained, qualified, and certified company or person (s) acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction..." (emphasis supplied).
Check your with your local fire marshal to see if your jurisdiction requires hood cleaners to be certified. Remember, even if your locality does not require certification, another "authority having jurisdiction" is the insurance companies that cover restaurants. They may also require that their restaurant be cleaned by a certified professional.
EHoodCleaner recommends obtaining your hood cleaning certification through the Certified Hood and Duct Cleaners Association, headed by Russell Clark, a board member of the NFPA.
How To Maintain Your Hood Cleaning Certification
_Certification is given through the Certified Hood and Duct Cleaners Association. In order to maintain your certification, every year you must do the following:
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