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design and technology accomodation in secondary schools
food prepararion

food preparation area

food preparation

The diagram shows recommended safe working areas around sinks and cookers in food-preparation areas. These dimensions take into account the need for extra safety around cookers, including space required when taking something from the oven. The shaded area shows an overlap of 250mm, which is applicable if benching is back to back (for example, in a peninsular arrangement). This means that in a bay arrangement, there would be 1750mm between benches (2x1000mm – 250mm).


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