Dough machinery

Bakery equipment can be hazardous if inadequate precautions are taken to manage the risks.

We have produced guidance for working safely with the following bakery equipment.

Dough brakes

This fact sheet provides guidance on risks and good practice when feeding dough to the machine or rolling dough, as well as undertaking maintenance, cleaning and repairs. It also provides guidance on non-mechanical hazards, such as slips, trips and falls.

Dough brakes

Dough dividers

This fact sheet provides guidance on risks and good practice when feeding and dividing dough, as well as undertaking maintenance, cleaning and repairs. It also provides guidance on non-mechanical hazards, such as electrical currents, potential fire or explosion, flour dust and hot oil or water.

Dough dividers

Dough mixers

This fact sheet provides guidance on risks and good practice when loading and unloading equipment, and mixing ingredients, as well as undertaking maintenance, cleaning and repairs. It also provides guidance on non-mechanical hazards, such as noise and breathing in flour dust.

Dough mixers