BladeStop Bandsaw - Reducing Injuries for Meat Industry Workers


Reduce the risk of serious injury with a BladeStop bandsaw.  Specifically designed for the Meat Industry to improve safety.

The BladeStop™ bandsaw is available worldwide and is uniquely designed to stop the meat saw blade when the unit senses that a person, glove or both have come in contact with the blade dramatically reducing the number of injuries.

 

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Bladestop options available:

BladeStop

Upon sensing contact with the operator, the blade stops operating within 15 milliseconds. This can be a huge difference between having just a small skin cut or an amputated finger.

GloveCheck

The sensing system detects operator gloves moving at high speed in a zone directly upstream from the saw blade and triggers the BladeStop™ mechanism to stop the saw blade.

BladeStop and GloveCheck

Detects both the operator and the operator glove giving the most advanced protection.

BladeStop is fast becoming the Bandsaw machine of choice for companies looking to reduce injuries to Meat Industry Workers.

 

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Meat band saw accidents result in masses of injuries such as severe cuts , muscle damage, nerve and tendon damage and amputations.

This innovative product provides all users of bandsaws with significant benefits. By implementing  a BladeStop™ Bandsaw machine you can:

  • Safety - Increase bandsaw operator’s safety
  • Workers – Improve personnel morale; happy and motivated workers
  • Company – Improve company’s image as an attractive workplace
  • Production – Reduce production time lost due to injuries
  • Compensation – Greatly reduce worker’s compensation cost
  • Insurance – Reduce insurance premiums
  • Uptime – Increase processing uptime
  • Employment Costs – Reduce operator turnover and training costs
  • OH&S – Promote positive OH&S related to bandsaw operation
  • Spoilage – Reduce product spoilage

 

Bladestop is available worldwide and uses the highest quality equipment ensuring this innovative technology not only provides improved safety to your staff but is also robust and reliable.

 

Contact us today and find out more about BladeStop™, or request a quote.

Case Studies

Differences between BladeStop and Glovecheck

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Bladestop Bandsaw Brochure

For more detailed information on the Bladestop Bandsaw Technology download our brochure.

Bladestop Safety Technology reduces Bandsaw Risks to Abbatoir Workers

Safety technology is providing improved safety for employees in the Australian meat processing sector, while reducing lost production time and compensation claims from injuries. Southern Meats, based at Goulburn in southern New South Wales have invested in several BladeStop™ bandsaws. Southern Meats OH&S Manager Claire Graham said four major incidents in five years involving traditional bandsaws 

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Best Practices and Safety resources for Meat Bandsaws

Meat bandsaws are commonly used in the meat industry for portioning meat and other products. Meatsaws have been associated with a number of serious incidents and injuries to both experienced and inexperienced operators. Adopting Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) best practices and managing the risks associated with bandsaw injuries can provide a number of direct and 

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BladeStop™ – Finalist at the Worksafe Victoria Awards 2015

 Bladestop has been nominated as a Finalist for Health and Safety Invention of the Year at the Worksafe Victoria Awards 2015 BladeStop™ is uniquely designed to reduce risks of serious injury by mechanically stopping the bandsaw blade when the unit sense that a person has come in contact with the blade. Upon sensing contact with 

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SCOTT Technology and MAR join forces for innovative automation in the Red Meat industry.

The acquisition of MAR by SCOTT Technology Limited was completed in January 2015, and the integration of  our teams is well underway. The joining of our forces creates an expanded team for innovation and engineering of red meat projects in NZ and Australia, and a larger network of local service and support. Clyde Campbell –Regional 

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