A driving force to improve competencies in delivering ventilation system hygiene and reduce kitchen duct fires, Alan has been a prime contributor to BESA TR/19 the standard for duct cleaning. He investigates kitchen duct fires for insurance companies, runs competency training for those undertaking kitchen duct cleaning and awareness of related fire safety issues. Is a trustee of
BESA, member of the Apprenticeship Board and qualified to undertake statutory testing of ventilation systems.
Currently a director of a company undertaking independent fire safety audits of kitchen grease extract ventilation systems for major shopping centres, hotel groups and motorway service areas.
Panel Session: Safeguarding Your Business
The day-to-day running of a takeaway or restaurant can present a lot of risks to its business, its staff, and its customers. It goes without saying that it's important to protect against these risks, otherwise you could be forced to pay up if unexpected injury, damage or loss occurs. Find out how to best safeguard your food business during this insightful and thought-provoking panel session.