BLUE FACTORY

  • Gumboots exchange area clean and free from rubbish. Outside gumboots are not used inside?

  • Hair nets/ beard nets/ gloves/ PPE are being used and changed when entering and re-entering the production areas

  • Hand cleaning/ sanitising facilities stocked and being used by staff entering processing. Staff washing hands before wearing gloves?

  • All product contact surfaces, inclusive of cheese hoops and racks are clean and free from odours?

  • No whey or water pooling on the floor?

  • Staff uniforms and boots are clean? Hair nets/ beard nets and PPE are worn correctly by all? Hair nets must cover ears/ sideburns/ hairlines. Beard nets must cover moustache/ 5 o'clock shadow stubbies/ goatees and so on. No nail polish/ Fake eyelashes/ artificial nails. All personal clothing must be properly covered under uniforms including neck scarfs.

  • Air locks secure and all rubbish contained in waste bins?

  • All waste bins in the area are labelled for their intended use? Except for stainless steel frame bins which does not need to be labelled.

  • No eating/ drinking/ chewing in the area?

  • Are operators practising good GMP? For instance, not touching facial areas, washing and sanitising hands after touching face, not wiping face or hands with uniforms, not leaning on equipment, aprons not touching floor and unclean surfaces, wearing gloves when handling products.

  • All equipment being stored properly? In designated areas and off the floor?

  • No pipes, hoses or equipment on floors?

  • Appropriate provisions for storage of hoses and equipment when not in use?

  • No obsolete pipe work or equipment in the area?

  • Soaking baths are clean and free from rubbish?

  • Foot baths visually clean and full? Foaming stations are effective?

  • No open pipes at key ways? Blanks are used.

  • Walls, floor and ceiling is in good condition and free from mould/ yeast/ rubbish/ fines? For instance, coving/ seal intact, no stripping of paint/ surface coating, no rust/ stains/ dents/ scratches, no gaps and cracks in wall panels.

  • All areas are accessible for cleaning?

  • Air vents and ceiling lights are clean and operational?

  • All doors, leading to inside and outside are closed and sealed adequately?

  • Equipment condition is at least satisfactory? smooth surfaces and welds, free from leaks/ rust/ flaking paint/ excessive wear & tear?

  • All major equipment and pipe work labelled for content with flow direction?

  • No broken glass and Perspex sighted? Lights have shatter-proof covers?

  • No leaking water sources?

  • All records on log sheets current and signed as per Good. Documentation Practices? No uncontrolled documentation used in the area?

  • Bucket walk performed using form 'QA-F-3 Foreign Matter. Bucket Walk Checklist' to monitor that wood, plastic/ Perspex and metals are managed adequately?

  • Foreign matters registers reviewed and up to date? Add any new items observed to the register.

  • No wire brushes being used?

  • All containers, buckets, baths are labelled and only used as designated?

  • No temporary repairs? No wire, tape or string used to secure equipment?

  • Drains are free from rubbish?

  • Spiking machine is in good repair? No grease or rust build up? No paper being used on the spiking platform?

  • Packing rooms are clean and free from clutter?

  • No wooden handled implements? no wood chips or wooden pallets in the area?

  • Operator workstations, weight scales and bench equipment are clean?

  • Equipment calibrations are current?

  • Restricted access of personnel into area?

  • Tools are being stored correctly?

  • All chemicals are stored and labelled correctly?

  • No high pressure hosing is observed?

  • Hand wash area is clean and free from rubbish?

  • Is the area maintained to the level defined in the 5S standards?

  • There are no safety hazards in the area?

  • In case hazards, notify a supervisor immediately and report through the MYOSH system.

  • No jewellery being worn except for wedding bands?

  • Pest control program's are effective. No insects or pests sighted on mezzanine, make rooms, hot and cold rooms?

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