Extraction system grease fire

Extraction System Grease Causes Fire to Spread at Takeaway Shop

“If you don’t clean your extraction system regularly, you’re at a greater risk of ducting fires.”   A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said: “We’d like to remind restaurant and takeaway owners to make sure they don’t have dirty extraction system ducting. This message comes after four fire engines and around 25 firefighters from London Fire…

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Duct Cleaning in Outback Pubs – Managing Risk & High Insurance Costs

Making sure you are correctly insured and speaking with your duct cleaning contractor about any safety hazards or compliance issues in your system is the single most important thing any publican can do to keep their business safe. Here’s why: Seven hotels have sold in western Queensland within six months according to the ABC: Toompine…

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Award-winning Kitchen Grease Filters at the AHG Expo Brisbane in March

Shepherd Filters will be exhibiting their award-winning disposable kitchen grease filters at the Australasian Hospitality and Gaming (AHG) Expo in Brisbane on 18 & 19 March 2020. The MAX AHG Expo is more than just an expo. It offers visitors and exhibitors a week full of inspiration, information, events and networking opportunities ensuring this is…

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Rebuilding after a Fire – Why Exhaust Hood Maintenance is Imperative

Experience shows that the majority of kitchen fires will involve the kitchen exhaust hood or ductwork in the roof.   The Port Office Hotel in Brisbane has reopened its doors after a “devastating” fire ignited in the kitchen and ravaged the building. The pub’s owners, Nick and Meagan Gregorski, bought the establishment back in 2017,  but…

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Shepherd Filters Finalists in 2020 ARBS HVAC & R Industry Awards

ARBS is Australia’s only international trade exhibition for the HVAC & R and Building Services industries. Hosting over 300 exhibitors and in excess of 8,000 visitors ARBS 2020 will provide unrivalled access to everything HVAC & R in the southern hemisphere.   After being crowned “Product of the Year” at the 2019 AIRAH Awards in Sydney,…

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Rural Aid Donation from Shepherd Filters Amidst Bushfire Crisis

Rural Aid is one of Australia’s largest rural charities in Australia, a country which is being ravaged by the worst wildfires seen in decades. Large swaths of the country have been devastated since the fire season began in late July 2019. Shepherd Filters supports (and relies on) Australian wool farmers, so in January, an announcement…

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Kitchen Canopy Cleaning and the TGI Fridays Fire

Kitchen canopy cleaning is an essential part of maintaining the kitchen hood exhaust system in your restaurant or kitchen facility. It remains one of the primary defences against fire hazards. The result of a grease fire can be devastating for the kitchen, dangerous for staff and customers, and potentially catastrophic for surrounding businesses. The cause of the recent fire at…

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HVAC & R Industry Body Nominates Shepherd Filters For Product of the Year

Shepherd Filters is honoured to have been nominated as one of three finalists in the ‘Product of the Year’ category at the 2019 AIRAH Awards. These awards provide the HVAC & R industry with the opportunity to reflect, applaud and raise a toast to its peers and their achievements – whether it’s promising future leaders to…