• 1. Equipment Hygiene:
    - Filler cabinet - high level, low level.
    - Line - Boxing unit, Vats, conveyor belts, packers.
    - Change parts / change part storage.
    - Equipment must not be in contact with the floor.

  • Rate the standard of hygiene of the Production Equipment (Inverters / Fillers / Conveyors / Packers):

  • Section 1: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 2. Environmental Hygiene:
    - Floor areas should be clean with no product build up 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
    - No old stagnant water, no excessive dirt build up

  • Rate the standard of environmental hygiene in the Production Area (Floors / drains / high & low level pipe work / over head lines):

  • Section 2: photo evidence / notes here:

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

  • Rate the level of compliance to the Personal Hygiene Policy demonstrated in the production area:

  • Section 3: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 4. Clothing and PPE Requirements:
    - In production areas white Captive coats are required to be worn by all (including temps / Red 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.
    - Safety boots, ear defenders must be worn by all.

  • Rate the level of compliance to the Clothing and PPE requirements demonstrated in the production 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.

  • Rate the level of foreign body control in the production area:

  • Section 5: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 6. Engineering & Fabrication:
    - Temporary fixes including any 'selotape' engineering.
    - Damage to the production line 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 - Food contact equipment
    - Pink - Production area, Non food contact
    - Yellow - Production area, Floor and drains
    - Single use cloths / scourers discarded after use.
    - Cleaning equipment clean and stored hygienically.

  • Rate the control / hygiene of cleaning equipment in use in production:

  • 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 Section leader as required

  • Rate the standard of records and document control in production:

  • Section 8: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 9. Packaging and Product Controls:
    - Evidence of change over procedure being followed - packaging clearance between products
    - Product transferred to cold store within 20 minutes of filling
    - Packaging not used for anything other than intended use

  • Rate the compliance to packaging and product controls in production:

  • 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 production:

  • Section 10: photo evidence / notes here:

  • 11. Allergen Control:-
    All allergens stored and controlled correctly.

  • Rate the compliance to allergen controls in production:

  • Section 11: photo evidence / notes here:

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