Important safety requirements

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Important safety requirements
Important safety requirements
Important safety requirements
Important safety requirements
Important safety requirements
This hob must be installed in accordance with the Gas Safety (Installation and Use)
Regulations (Current Edition) and the IEE Wiring Regulations (Current Edition).
For appliances installed in the Republic of Ireland please refer to NSAI- Domestic
Gas Installation I.S. 813 Current Editions and the ETCI Rules for Electrical Installations.
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Detailed recommendations are contained in the following British Standards Codes Of
Practice: B.S. 6172/ B.S. 5440, Par. 2 and B.S. 6891 Current Editions.
The hob should not be installed in a bed sitting room with a volume of less than 20 m
3
.
If it is installed in a room of volume less than 5 m
3
 an air vent of effective area of 100
cm
2
 is required. If it is installed in a room of volume between 5 m
3
 and 10 m
3
 an air vent
of effective area of 50 cm
2
 is required, while if the volume exceeds 11 m
3
 no air  vent is
required.
However, if the room has a door which opens directly to the outside no air vent is
required even if the volume is between 5 m
and 11 m
3
.
If there are other fuel burning appliances in the same room, B.S. 5440 Part 2 Current
Edition, should be consulted to determine the requisite air vent requirements.
For appliances installed in the Republic of Ireland please refer to the NSAI- Domestic
Gas Installation I.S. 813 Current Editions Table Four.