Food processing machinery - Chop cutting machines - Safety and hygiene requirements
|Publication Date:||1 July 2010|
|ICS Code (Plants and equipment for the food industry):||67.260|
This document covers chop cutting machines and accessories. The extent, to which hazards are covered, is indicated in this document. This document specifies requirements for design and manufacture of chop cutting machines. The machines covered by this document are used for continuous portioning of fresh, smoked or frozen meat with and without bones or of similar products by separation by means of a blade. This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to machines, appliances and machinery, when they are used !as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4)". This document deals with the hazards which can arise during commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the machine. The document is not dealing with the specific hazards of loading devices. This document is not applicable to chop cutting machines which are manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.