Preventing Injuries Deli Meat Slicers

Preventing injuries deli meat slicers from Bizerba. OSHA identifies improper operation and cleaning as the top causes of cuts and amputations with meat slicers.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics states the rate of injuries with days away from work from cuts, lacerations and punctures are 9.6 cases per 10k full time workers in the Retail Industry. This represents 9% of the total injuries. These numbers do not include amputations.

Preventing Injuries Deli Meat Slicers – Development

The Retail and Food Service industries have developed Best Practices to reduce the incidence of the injuries. While the number of injuries has declined over the last few years, workers compensation and lost productivity are measured in the tens of millions of dollars.

In an effort to help reduce these types of injuries, enabling preventing injuries deli meat slicers.  Bizerba, the leader in food slicing innovation, has developed an Optical Slicer Status Indicator. Using the latest LED technology, operators and managers can immediately see that the slicer is in a Safe Mode – blade edge covered, or in a high risk situation – unattended slicer with the blade exposed.

In addition to the visual safety system, every Bizerba Deli Meat Slicer is built with multiple efficient safety systems which enable all removable parts that are dishwasher safe and can be remounted in a flash. Prevent injuries increase efficiency and reduce costs with a Bizerba Meat Slicer.

Preventing Injuries with Deli Meat Slicers

Preventing injuries deli meat slicers – Visual Guide

This optical safety system improves the overall safety of the slicer and increases the attention of the operator. In the noisy and often chaotic Deli, restaurant and prep rooms, the Optical Slicer Status Indicator alerts everyone.

Bizerba is a globally recognised company with over 3900 employees. Operating in over 120 countries. Every system supplied is fully supported we have an extensive network of technicians and service engineers. For more information on our products and services Contact Bizerba today. We offer free site surveys and consultation visits.