• 1. Equipment Hygiene:
    - Pumps and valves.
    - Tanks.
    - Mixing Equipment.
    - Plant equipment eg. Homogeniser, plate packs, bactofuge etc.

  • Rate the standard of hygiene of the Process / Mixing Equipment:

  • Section 1: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 2. Environmental Hygiene:
    - Floor areas should be clean and not slippery under foot
    - Drain baskets should be clean and in place
    - Evidence of 'clean as you go' to keep area hygienic
    - Low level and High level pipe work clean - no mould or mildew

  • Rate the standard of environmental hygiene in the Process / Mixing Area:

  • Section 2: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 3. Personal Hygiene:
    - Hands must be washed and sanitised on entry to process / mixing area. (Hands should be washed if hygiene compromised).
    - No personal possessions or jewellery.
    - Blue plasters only (must be covered by glove if on hand in medium areas).
    - No eating of drinking permitted

  • Rate the level of compliance to the Personal Hygiene Policy demonstrated in the Process / Mixing area:

  • Section 3: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 4. Clothing and PPE Requirements:
    - White Captive coat worn as required (blue for engineers).
    - Coats must be worn fully fastened up.
    - Hairnets must be correctly worn by all, ears must be covered.
    - Beard snoods must be worn by all with growth long enough to pinch. (Medium areas only).
    - Safety boots, ear defenders and eye protection must be worn by all.

  • Rate the level of compliance to the Clothing and PPE requirements demonstrated in the Process / Mixing area:

  • Section 4: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 5. Foreign Body Controls:
    - Evidence of broken glass / brittle plastic
    - Loose nuts and bolts found
    - Missing nuts and bolts noted (ie empty gaps)
    - Pest control issues including anything stored under fly killers
    - Miscellaneous foreign bodies in area - ripped cardboard, wood, broken equipment, peeling labels, cable ties etc.
    - Ingredient bags opened correctly, with no ripped or jagged edges, or small parts of bag likely to enter product.

  • Rate the level of foreign body control in the Process / Mixing area:

  • Section 5: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 6. Engineering & Fabrication:
    - Temporary fixes including any 'selotape' engineering.
    - Damage to the processing / mixing equipment including rust and flaking paint
    - Fabrication issues - focus on floor, walls, doors, ceiling.
    - Lighting issues

  • Rate the level of engineering and fabrication issues:

  • Section 6: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 7. Cleaning Equipment:
    - Blue - finished product areas, food contact equipment
    - Yellow / yellow bristles - finished product area, non-food contact equipment (small shadow boards)
    - Yellow / black bristles - finished product area, floor use only (large shadow boards)
    - Red - raw areas
    - Single use cloths / green scourers discarded after use.
    - Cleaning equipment clean and stored hygienically.

  • Rate the control / hygiene of cleaning equipment in use in Process / Mixing areas:

  • Section 7: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 8. Records & Document Control:
    - Document control visible
    - No evidence of poor photocopying (missing text etc)
    - Factory pens in use
    - Records correctly filled out, in good condition, no crossings out and legible
    - No staples in use
    - Signed off by supervisor as required

  • Rate the standard of records and document control in Process / Mixing Area:

  • Section 8: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 9. Packaging and Product Controls:
    - Weighed out ingredients correctly labelled with traceability information.
    - No evidence of product packaging being used incorrectly (pen pot, storing liquids).
    - No over temperature tanks
    - No old / over hours tanks.

  • Rate the compliance to packaging and product controls in Process / Mixing Area:

  • Section 9: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 10. Chemical Controls:
    - All chemicals correctly labelled
    - Correct chemicals in use for application
    - Chemical cabinets locked, chemicals stored correctly
    - No obvious chemical leaks / oil leaks
    - No excessive amounts on grease / lubricant

  • Rate the compliance to chemical controls in Process / Mixing Area

  • Section 10: photo evidence / notes here:

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