Make sure dishes and cookware are properly cleaned and sanitised
Please wait 30 minutes after switching on before taking the reading to ensure the machine has had time to warm up. Take temperature from the dial of the final rinse cycle.
Please note: The rinse Temperature should be above 82°C. If the rinse cycle temperature does not meet manufacturer recommendations please leave a comment on this task.
When washing dishes, cookware or glasses, the temperature of the water used needs to reach 50°C after a minute to make the soap or detergent lathers up properly. This lathering is really important in making sure the bacteria detaches from the surface and is effectively removed.
Dishwasher temperature checks are a big part of any HACCP plan and demonstrate to environmental health officers (EHO) you are safe-guarding your customers. If they find there is insufficient hot water on site then there can be 6 figure fines and possible closures.
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