Production

  • Uniform - All personnel wear clean company-approved uniforms with no objects stored above the waist. Personal clothing is worn beneath the uniform only.

  • Shoes - All personnel wear clean company-approved safety shoes/boots. Correct shoe hygiene procedures are followed.

  • Hair Cover - All personnel wear hair nets over all hair & ears, and beard nets over all facial hair in manufacturing areas.

  • Ear Protection - All personnel wear clean ear protection either ear muffs or corded ear plugs in designated areas.

  • Jewellery - No watches or jewellery (other than a plain wedding band) is worn.

  • Personal Items - No food, confectionary, chewing gum, medicines, smoking items or personal items permitted in manufacturing. Only approved water containers.

  • Hygiene - All personnel wash hands prior to entering manufacturing areas and after unhygienic activities eg. Toilet breaks, sneezing, touching dirty surfaces.

  • Protective Clothing - Approved gloves, aprons and other protective clothing is clean, intact and kept ina sanitary condition ie. removed before entering toilets, replaced if soiled.

  • Cuts/Wounds - Coloured, metal-detectable bandaids or approved bandages cover exposed cuts/wounds. Gloves are worn over dressings on the hand.

  • Production Tools - Only single piece, company approved pens used in the manufacturing area. Portable thermometers have fixed probes. Staples, paperclips, pins, thumbtacks and rubberbands are not used in the manufacturing area.

  • Floors - Clean, well-constructed, in good condition, no pooled liquid and free from accumulation or slip/trip hazards. Drains are covered with no accumulation of waste.

  • Walls - Clean, well-constructed and in good condition. No openings for pest entry.

  • Overheads - Ceilings, mezzanine levels, ducting, conduit and pipes are clean, in good condition and no evidence of build up or leaks. No foreign objects that could fall into product. No openings for pest entry.

  • Walkways/Conveyors - Underneath of walkways, permanent ladders, conveyors and motors are clean and shielded over product to prevent contamination.

  • Openings - Doors, windows and openings are kept closed, with no gaps for pest entry.

  • Ventilation - Fans/vents in the manufacturing area are clean with no build up. No off odours.

  • Equipment, Guarding, Fixtures & Fittings - Clean, well-constructed, in good condition and with no risk to contaminate food.

  • Housekeeping - Clean conditions in the general area including equipment and houskeeping.

  • Temporary Repairs - No temporary repairs such as cardboard, tape or string. If a temporary repair is in place a maintenance job request has been raised.

  • Product Surfaces - Food contact surfaces are clean and in good condition (free from damage and risk to product).

  • Brittle Materials - No glass in manufacturing areas or areas with access to manufacturing. Any hard plastic is intact ie. not broken or cracked. Lights have intact covers or shatterproof globes.

  • Wooden Materials - No wooden handled tools. Wooden items are restricted to applications away from exposed product.

  • Metal Materials - No wire brushes in manufacturing areas. Only approved knives/scissors are used and these are clearly identified and in good repair.

  • Cleaning Tools - Cleaning Tools and hoses are stored on appropriate hooks/reels. Colour coding requirements are followed.

  • Signage - Signage is in good repair. Signage/documents are located so as not to present a contamination risk.

  • Pest Control - Pest control devices, such as fly units or air curtains are in good condition and turned on (if applicable). Device locations do not pose a contamination risk.

  • Infestation - No evidence of pest activity.

  • HACCP Records - HACCP records for the current date of manufacture are being completed legibly in blue/black pen, with the correct methods and frequencies, with corrective actions documented if required and adequate sign off. Verify product coding is correct.

  • Traceability - All product including WIP and rework is correctly identified and traceability documentation completed. Any non-conforming product is labelled with a hold tag.

  • Dropped Materials - Any dropped raw material, WIP or finished product is discarded.

  • Non-conforming Product - No potential or actual instances are observed that can compromise sterility or adulterate/contaminate product.

  • Allergens - No evidence of incorrect handling of allergens or cross-contamination of dedicated utensils.

  • Containers/Chemicals - All containers and chemicals are clearly labelled and stored appropriately ie. flammable chemicals in dangerous goods cabinet; and no risk to product.

  • Lubricants - Food grade lubricants are clearly identified and segregated from non-food grade lubricants. Non-food grade lubricants are not used in areas which could contact product.

  • Maintenance - Areas are clean with no evidence of tools, equipment, parts or debris left in the production area after maintenance activities. Tool trolleys do not contain loose items.

  • Waste - Waste is removed from manufacturing areas on a regular basis and not allowed to accumulate.

Laboratory

  • Uniform - All personnel wear clean company-approved uniforms with no objects stored above the waist. Personal clothing is worn beneath the uniform only.

  • Shoes - All personnel wear clean company-approved safety shoes/boots. Correct shoe hygiene procedures are followed.

  • Hair Cover - All personnel wear hair nets over all hair & ears, and beard nets over all facial hair in manufacturing areas.

  • Ear Protection - All personnel wear clean ear protection either ear muffs or corded ear plugs in designated areas.

  • Jewellery - No watches or jewellery (other than a plain wedding band) is worn.

  • Personal Items - No food, confectionary, chewing gum, medicines, smoking items or personal items permitted in manufacturing. Only approved water containers.

  • Hygiene - All personnel wash hands prior to entering manufacturing areas and after unhygienic activities eg. Toilet breaks, sneezing, touching dirty surfaces.

  • Protective Clothing - Approved gloves, aprons and other protective clothing is clean, intact and kept ina sanitary condition ie. removed before entering toilets, replaced if soiled.

  • Cuts/Wounds - Coloured, metal-detectable bandaids or approved bandages cover exposed cuts/wounds. Gloves are worn over dressings on the hand.

  • Production Tools - Only single piece, company approved pens used in the manufacturing area. Portable thermometers have fixed probes. Staples, paperclips, pins, thumbtacks and rubberbands are not used in the manufacturing area.

  • Floors - Clean, well-constructed, in good condition, no pooled liquid and free from accumulation or slip/trip hazards. Drains are covered with no accumulation of waste.

  • Walls - Clean, well-constructed and in good condition. No openings for pest entry.

  • Overheads - Ceilings, mezzanine levels, ducting, conduit and pipes are clean, in good condition and no evidence of build up or leaks. No foreign objects that could fall into product. No openings for pest entry.

  • Walkways/Conveyors - Underneath of walkways, permanent ladders, conveyors and motors are clean and shielded over product to prevent contamination.

  • Openings - Doors, windows and openings are kept closed, with no gaps for pest entry.

  • Ventilation - Fans/vents in the manufacturing area are clean with no build up. No off odours.

  • Equipment, Guarding, Fixtures & Fittings - Clean, well-constructed, in good condition and with no risk to contaminate food.

  • Housekeeping - Clean conditions in the general area including equipment and houskeeping.

  • Temporary Repairs - No temporary repairs such as cardboard, tape or string. If a temporary repair is in place a maintenance job request has been raised.

  • Product Surfaces - Food contact surfaces are clean and in good condition (free from damage and risk to product).

  • Brittle Materials - No glass in manufacturing areas or areas with access to manufacturing. Any hard plastic is intact ie. not broken or cracked. Lights have intact covers or shatterproof globes.

  • Wooden Materials - No wooden handled tools. Wooden items are restricted to applications away from exposed product.

  • Metal Materials - No wire brushes in manufacturing areas. Only approved knives/scissors are used and these are clearly identified and in good repair.

  • Cleaning Tools - Cleaning Tools and hoses are stored on appropriate hooks/reels. Colour coding requirements are followed.

  • Signage - Signage is in good repair. Signage/documents are located so as not to present a contamination risk.

  • Pest Control - Pest control devices, such as fly units or air curtains are in good condition and turned on (if applicable). Device locations do not pose a contamination risk.

  • Infestation - No evidence of pest activity.

  • HACCP Records - HACCP records for the current date of manufacture are being completed legibly in blue/black pen, with the correct methods and frequencies, with corrective actions documented if required and adequate sign off. Verify product coding is correct.

  • Traceability - All product including WIP and rework is correctly identified and traceability documentation completed. Any non-conforming product is labelled with a hold tag.

  • Dropped Materials - Any dropped raw material, WIP or finished product is discarded.

  • Non-conforming Product - No potential or actual instances are observed that can compromise sterility or adulterate/contaminate product.

  • Allergens - No evidence of incorrect handling of allergens or cross-contamination of dedicated utensils.

  • Containers/Chemicals - All containers and chemicals are clearly labelled and stored appropriately ie. flammable chemicals in dangerous goods cabinet; and no risk to product.

  • Lubricants - Food grade lubricants are clearly identified and segregated from non-food grade lubricants. Non-food grade lubricants are not used in areas which could contact product.

  • Maintenance - Areas are clean with no evidence of tools, equipment, parts or debris left in the production area after maintenance activities. Tool trolleys do not contain loose items.

  • Waste - Waste is removed from manufacturing areas on a regular basis and not allowed to accumulate.

FACILITIES/GROUNDS - Kitchen/Toilets/Outside Factory/Retention/Foyer

  • Hand wash Areas - Handwash areas are clean with supplies of soap, sanitiser, warm water, single-use hand towels or dryer, and tidy non-hand operable bins. Signage for hand washing is displayed.

  • Change Rooms - Change rooms are clean and tidy. Contain raised lockers with angled tops, and storage of personal clothing and footwear separate to uniforms.

  • High Risk Areas - Designated change facilities are provided for entry to high risk production areas and are clean and tidy. Employees are observed following correct segregation procedures.

  • Toilets - Are clean and tidy, and appropriately stocked. Signage for hand washing is prominently displayed.

  • Lunch Room - Lunch room facilities are kept tidy with no accumulation of rubbish or food items.

  • Office/Reception Areas - Clean and Tidy, and do not pose a risk to manufacturing.

  • Workshop/Engineering Store - Clean and Tidy, tools stored between use, lubricants/chemicals clearly. Identified and stored correctly (food grade speared to non-food grade), and areas kept free of clutter.

  • Grounds Tidiness - Grounds and area surrounding the premises are maintained to minimise dust and free of accumulated debris. No water pooling due to inadequate drainage.

  • Security - The site boundary is adequately fenced and protected.

  • Grounds Maintenance - Weeds and grass are maintained at a level to prevent pest harbourage.

  • Waste - Waste held on site prior to disposal is adequately separated, covered/contained and pest proofed.

  • Redundant Equipment - Equipment 'graveyards' are stored away from the building and in a manner which does not promote pest activity.

  • Pest Control - Pest control devices and secured and tamper resistant. No evidence of pest activity.

  • Smoking Area - Smoking area is tidy with no butts on the ground. Adequate bins are provided and used.

IN&OUT GOODS 1 - Warehouse in Factory/Old Cool Room/Milk Silos

  • Clearance - Materials are stored above floor level (ie. On pallets) with clearance between walls, ceilings and other ingredients. Areas behind pallet racking/pallets are kept clean and clear.

  • Pallets - Palletised materials are shrink-wrapped with a protective sheet between the pallet and material.

  • Stacking - Stacking of pallets does not pose a risk to the material ie. A protective divider placed between the material top and the pallet stacked on it.

  • RM Packaging - Raw materials are stored in the original unopened packaging or once opened, has been adequately sealed or stored in a sealed labelled storage container.

  • Allergens - Allergen containing ingredients are clearly labelled and segregated from other ingredients.

  • Hazardous Materials - Raw materials presenting a contamination hazard or classified as hazardous goods are segreaged and stored appropriately eg. Hazardous goods store.

  • Stock Rotation - No evidence that First In First Out procedures are not being followed, or expired goods which have not been identified.

  • Storage - All incoming & outgoing goods are stored in properly enclosed, adequately ventilated, dry and secure areas. No contamination risks observed.

  • Spillage - No broken ingredient or product bags, or spillages.

  • Wood - Wooden pallets in circulation are maintained in good order with no splintering or protruding nails.

  • Housekeeping - Clean conditions in the general area including equipment and housekeeping.

  • Forklifts - Forklifts and batteries are well maintained and stored. No potential for contamination.

  • Traceability - Raw materials, packaging and finished goods are identified with lot identification. Any non conforming product is labelled with a hold tag.

  • Bulk Pipes - Bulk receivable pipes are clean, in good condition and capped when not in use.

  • Vehicles - Trucks, vans, tankers & containers used for transporting food are in good repair, suitable for purpose, clean and no risk of contamination. Only permitted items are stored on transport vehicles.

  • Floors - Clean, well constructed and in good condition, no pooled liquid and free for accumulation or slip/trip hazards. Drains are covered with no accumulation of waste.

  • Walls - Clean, well-constructed and in good condition. No gaps (no visible outside light) for pest entry.

  • Overheads - Ceilings are clean, in good condition and no evidence of build up or leaks. No foreign objects that could fall into product. No openings for pest entry.

  • Openings - Doors, windows and openings are kept closed, with no gaps (no visible outside light) for pest entry.

  • Temporary Repairs - No temporary repairs such as cardboard, tape or string. If a temporary repair is in place a maintenance job request has been raised.

  • Brittle Materials - No glass in warehousing areas. Any hard plastic is intact ie. Not broken or cracked. Lights have intact covers or shatterproof glass.

  • Cleaning Tools - Cleaning tools and hoses are stored on appropriate hooks/reels. Colour. Coding requirements are followed.

  • Pest Control - Pest Control devices, such as fly units or air ratings are in good condition and turned on (if applicable). Device locations do not pose a contamination risk.

  • Infestation - No evidence of pest activity.

  • Containers/Chemicals - All Containers and Chemicals are clearly labelled and stored appropriately ie. Flammable chemicals in dangerous goods cabinet, off the ground and no risk to product.

IN&OUT GOODS 2 - Kareena Rd Warehouse

  • Clearance - Materials are stored above floor level (ie. On pallets) with clearance between walls, ceilings and other ingredients. Areas behind pallet racking/pallets are kept clean and clear.

  • Pallets - Palletised materials are shrink-wrapped with a protective sheet between the pallet and material.

  • Stacking - Stacking of pallets does not pose a risk to the material ie. A protective divider placed between the material top and the pallet stacked on it.

  • RM Packaging - Raw materials are stored in the original unopened packaging or once opened, has been adequately sealed or stored in a sealed labelled storage container.

  • Allergens - Allergen containing ingredients are clearly labelled and segregated from other ingredients.

  • Hazardous Materials - Raw materials presenting a contamination hazard or classified as hazardous goods are segreaged and stored appropriately eg. Hazardous goods store.

  • Stock Rotation - No evidence that First In First Out procedures are not being followed, or expired goods which have not been identified.

  • Storage - All incoming & outgoing goods are stored in properly enclosed, adequately ventilated, dry and secure areas. No contamination risks observed.

  • Spillage - No broken ingredient or product bags, or spillages.

  • Wood - Wooden pallets in circulation are maintained in good order with no splintering or protruding nails.

  • Housekeeping - Clean conditions in the general area including equipment and housekeeping.

  • Forklifts - Forklifts and batteries are well maintained and stored. No potential for contamination.

  • Traceability - Raw materials, packaging and finished goods are identified with lot identification. Any non conforming product is labelled with a hold tag.

  • Bulk Pipes - Bulk receivable pipes are clean, in good condition and capped when not in use.

  • Vehicles - Trucks, vans, tankers & containers used for transporting food are in good repair, suitable for purpose, clean and no risk of contamination. Only permitted items are stored on transport vehicles.

  • Floors - Clean, well constructed and in good condition, no pooled liquid and free for accumulation or slip/trip hazards. Drains are covered with no accumulation of waste.

  • Walls - Clean, well-constructed and in good condition. No gaps (no visible outside light) for pest entry.

  • Overheads - Ceilings are clean, in good condition and no evidence of build up or leaks. No foreign objects that could fall into product. No openings for pest entry.

  • Openings - Doors, windows and openings are kept closed, with no gaps (no visible outside light) for pest entry.

  • Temporary Repairs - No temporary repairs such as cardboard, tape or string. If a temporary repair is in place a maintenance job request has been raised.

  • Brittle Materials - No glass in warehousing areas. Any hard plastic is intact ie. Not broken or cracked. Lights have intact covers or shatterproof glass.

  • Cleaning Tools - Cleaning tools and hoses are stored on appropriate hooks/reels. Colour. Coding requirements are followed.

  • Pest Control - Pest Control devices, such as fly units or air ratings are in good condition and turned on (if applicable). Device locations do not pose a contamination risk.

  • Infestation - No evidence of pest activity.

  • Containers/Chemicals - All Containers and Chemicals are clearly labelled and stored appropriately ie. Flammable chemicals in dangerous goods cabinet, off the ground and no risk to product.

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