General Pest Management Program: WSEP V2 Section 11.1.1, 11.1.2, 11.2 Prevention Program; CFMSR V2 20.1, 20.2, 20.4, 20.5 Pest Control; BRC V8 4.14.1, 4.14.4, 4.14.12 Pest Management; AA 5.6.2 Hygiene; SQF GMP 9.2.13, 9.2.13.4 Pest Management Training.

  • The site must have an effective Pest Control Program (PCP) covering the whole site, including the perimeter and storage areas.<br>The focus must be on preventing initial ingress of pests.<br>It should cover insects, rodents, birds and other relevant pests for location of site and the site contract must cover all pests present on site?<br>An employed member of staff must be responsible for the management of the contractor and the overall pest prevention program. <br>Do both the person responsible and deputy have access to myRentokil (passwords can be shared)?<br>WSEP Requirement (11.2) - The contractor should be accompanied on, as a minimum, one service inspection annually by the site representative, as a verification activity. <br>Coles (CFMSR 20.6) Does the site responsible person shadow the pest contactor during their visits?<br>Review MO-002 Pest Control and ensure the site meets the requirements.

  • Does the site have access to the following (accessible on the myRentokil website ;<br>• A copy of the pest control contract<br>• A up to date copy of the pest controller licence<br>• A copy of the pest controller Company licence<br>• A copy of the contractor public liability insurance<br>• Access to up to date SDS for the preparations used on site (valid for 5 years)<br>• A 24/7 emergency contact number<br>• An up-to-date plan of the full site identifying pest control devices and their locations.<br><br>In myRentokil, check what chemical preparations are used on site (Preparation Report) and ensure there is a current SDS for each. <br>

  • Is site training conducted so all employee understand the signs of pest activity and how to report them.<br>Should be a tool box / training session on your yearly training plan. Include location of Pest Sighting Log Book.<br>

Pest Proofing Buildings: WSEP V2 Section 11.2, CFMSR V2 20.10 Pest Control; BRC V8 4.14.6 Pest Management

  • Are the sites buildings effectively pest proofed – this may involve the use of<br>• Close fitting doors<br>• Brush strip of doors<br>• Screens on windows<br>Are open areas and canopies sufficiently proofed or netted to prevent nesting birds (e.g. at loading bays etc.) or birds entering buildings.<br>

Monitoring/ Treatment: WSEP V2 Section 11.3, 11.3.4, 11.4.1; SQF GMP 9.2.13; CFMSR V2 20.1, 20.7, 20.7.1, 20.8, 20.8.1, 20.14, 20.19 Pest Control; BRC V8 4.14.5, 4.14.6 Pest Control; AA 5.6.2 Hygiene

  • Is the Pest Sightings Log used by staff on all pest sightings and / or evidence of activity. <br>Information to be recorded on the sighting;<br>• Date and time<br>• Name of initiator<br>• Pest sighted<br>• Location<br>Action taken and signature.

  • Is there a full site plan indicating positions and type (i.e. toxic/non‐toxic) of all baits and monitoring equipment (internal and external) and are the locations uniquely identified. Toxic rodent baits must not be used in production/storage areas.<br>Plans need to include all external structures and be reviewed yearly by the Pest contractor. <br>Print plan and walk the site to confirm that bait stations are marked correctly.<br><br>Are the bait stations secured to the walls or floors to prevent removal and are they located against the building and the ground in the likely path of rodents. <br>Locations must include site perimeter, roof spaces, dry goods stores, staff facilities, maintenance stores / workshops.<br>Flying insect control units (FICU) must be strategically placed to effectively monitor and control flying insects. <br>

  • Is the Pest Sightings Log used by staff for all pest sightings and / or evidence of activity. <br>Information to be recorded on the sighting;<br>• Date and time<br>• Name of initiator<br>• Pest sighted<br>• Location<br>• Action taken and signature.<br>

  • Check to ensure bait stations used inside open food processing, storage, maintenance, employee facilities, and associated areas are nontoxic ( Indicator Baits).<br>If live rodents are trapped in Tinkats, these must be emptied every day.<br><br>

  • Are risk assessments available to back up the position and type of Flying Insect Control (FIC) units used. <br>The site must demonstrate the units do not pose a contamination risk to product or materials (must not be positioned over lines and bulbs are shatter proof).<br>EFK (‘bug zapper’) units that electrify the insect shall not be used. These cause insects to explode resulting in potential foreign objects<br>

  • Chemicals used for pest control shall be stored separate from the production and storage (including storage of raw materials and packaging) areas – ideally not stored on site. <br>Rentokil should not be storing any chemicals on site.

  • When fumigation is needed it must only be conducted by the pest control company with fumigants that are safe for use with food.<br>After fumigation the supplier shall:<br>• Ventilate the treated area<br>• Observe any withholding period prior to using<br>• any treated raw materials or releasing treated<br>• finished product.<br>• Check the effectiveness of fumigation and for<br>• signs of dead insects, webs, cocoon’s etc.<br>• Remove affected product entirely from the area.<br>• monitor for re‐emergence of active insects<br>

Visits and Records: WSEP V8 Section 11.4, 11.4.5 Pest Reporting; CFMSR V2 20.11, 20.15, 20.17, 20.21, 20.22 Pest Control; AA 5.6.2 Hygiene; BRC V8 4.14.1, 4.14.9, 4.14.10, 4.14.11 Pest Control

  • Are the PCT visits aligning to the agreed schedule.<br>During routine visits all traps, bait stations, and other monitoring equipment must be opened, inspected, and inspections and activity levels documented. <br>Information on the visit schedule is available on the myRentokil website.<br>Does the PCT debrief their findings after each service with the nominated person responsible for the PCP.<br>Site recommendations by the PCT must be documented in myRentokil with details on corrective actions / action taken and if the actions were effective.<br>When serious infestations are identified does the PCT ensure the site representative understands the extent of the infestation and potential for product contamination. <br>Records of the agreed plan between the PCT and site need to be stored in Myosh as a part of the action around this non-conformance<br>The site shall inform the Coles CBM / PT or Woolworths Technologist of the issue and the plan.<br><br><br><br><br><br>

  • Are Records of service available and do they include barcode scanning inside of pest control device.<br>Is the site issued activity / action reports completed by the PCT, including documentation of chemicals used, work completed, observations of activity, and recommendations (e.g. site required maintenance, hygiene, waste control, etc.). <br>When chemicals are used, the Chemical Usage Log must be completed.<br>Note: There is no Chemical Usage Log with Rentokil – all chemicals used are noted in the Preparations Report and Service Report)Report issued is in myRentokil – no hard copy required.<br>A Preparations Report can be compiled to confirm all chemicals used.<br>Check all recommendations have had corrective action.<br>

  • Trend analysis of pest control data must demonstrate the site understands their pest activity<br><br>Are annual pest management surveys conducted by a Field Biologist or an Entomologist. <br>Audits shall review / assess the following:<br>• Inspection of site<br>• Effectiveness of program / Recommendations to enhance pest program<br>• Site risk assessment documentation<br>• Quality of service conducted by Pest Control Technician<br>• Documentation is accurate and current.<br>• Details of any corrective actions and their effectiveness.<br>The findings from the audit shall be reviewed and signed with the site contact.<br><br>Actions rising from this report should be managed in Myosh as PIR’s<br>

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