Safety Requirements For Food Trucks

SAFETY REQUIREMNETS FOR FOOD TRUCKS FOR VEHICLES USING LPG:  LPG cabinet should be provided by upper and lower ventilation.  The truck can be equipped with a maximum of 2 cylinders with a capacity of 20 pounds each.  The cabinet should be fixed firmly in a safe location away from sources of heat, sparks, or ignition.  Provide warning signs near the cabinet.  The cabinet should not be adjacent to the exit.  A reasonable distance should be maintained between the LPG cabinet and generators (if any).  Provide 2 nos. fire blankets in the kitchen.  Provide 1 nos. of CO2 and foam fire extinguishers to the vehicle.  All piping should be constructed of copper.  Automatic fire suppression system should be provided to the kitchen hood and burners.  Emergency push button or manual shut off valve to be provided to stop the gas feed in case of emergency.  All wiring should be inside sealed conduits.  The gas piping should not be close to any electrical conduits.  A First Aid box should be present inside the food truck.  FOR VEHICLES USING ELECTRIC COOKERS:  Provide suitable number of fire blankets to the kitchen  Provides suitable number CO2 of fire extinguishers to the kitchen.  The generator should be located away from the exit and must be set on a stable platform.  All wiring should be inside sealed conduits.  A First Aid box should be present inside the food truck .

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