Checklist

Site Induction & Rules

  • Were site rules clearly explained including Health & Safety, Food Safety and Quality?

  • Were you asked to complete a health questionnaire?

People Practices

  • Are the hand wash basins working correctly, with bactericidal soap and mode of hand-drying? Are the hand wash basins used by all personnel entering the work area?

  • Is all hair covered correctly? Are all beards covered correctly?

  • Is all eating, drinking or smoking restricted to the designated areas?

  • Are all people in the area free from jewellery and watches?

  • Is the area free from personal belongings (e.g. newspapers, books, wallets, keys, mobile phones)?

  • Are all personal work items and loose equipment (e.g. knives and tools) stored correctly?

  • Are all utensils and machinery parts kept clean and off the floor?

  • Have all partially used ingredients that are not in use – been resealed?

  • Are all raw materials and packaging kept off the floor?

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Is the plant housekeeping good (clean and tidy)?

  • Is the manufacturing area free from insects, birds, mice, rats or other pests in the factory? (Note any evidence found)

  • Are all doors into the factory pest proof (close properly with no gaps to allow pests in)?

  • Are all unscreened doors and windows kept closed?

  • Is the manufacturing area free from broken glass or broken windows?

  • Is the manufacturing area free from loose equipment parts (including nuts, screws, guards or covers) on the floor or equipment?

Critical Control Points (CCPs)

  • Are all raw materials sieved / filtered before use?

  • Are CCPs clearly indicated on the process lines?

  • Do all finished products pass through a metal detector or x-ray system?

Additional Comments

  • Did you see any unsafe practices? If "yes" - describe and add a photo.

  • Did you see any additional Food Safety or Quality Issues? If "yes" - describe and add a photo.

  • What examples of Best Practice did you see? Describe and include photos if possible

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