• Scoring Criteria:
    1 Unacceptable - Risk to product e.g. Contamination - Raise NCR
    2 Poor
    3 Acceptable
    4 Good
    5 Excellent
    NA Element not appropriate for area being audited

  • - If a 1 is scored in an area - the whole area receives a 1 and an NCR is automatically raised.
    - If more than one 2 is scored in an area the area receives a 2 overall and an NCR is automatically raised.
    - If 2-5 is scored throughout the area, then the average score is used for that area.
    - The average of all scores are then used as the Total audit score, however if more than one area receives a 1 then the total audit score is 1.
    - Audits are conducted by an Auditor(QA or qualified internal auditor) along with a representative from the area being audited.

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Audit Details

  • Auditor Name and Signature

  • Area representative Name and Signature

  • Date Completed



  • Footwear - Is Clean and appropriate footwear being worn by all employees

  • PPE - Is PPE being worn correctly and appropriately i.e. Safety glasses, Is it removed outside of the production area?

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Personal Hygiene

  • Illness - Employees do not have evidence of Cold/Flu or Viruses

  • Band Aids - Employees do not have open cuts/abrasions or wounds, Only metal detectable band aids being worn?

  • Nails - No evidence of false nails/nailpolish being worn in the manufacturing area

  • Eating/Drinking - No evidence of eating or drinking (other than authorised water bottles/water fountain), or smoking

  • No evidence of smoking outside of designated areas

  • Hand Washing - Hands Washed Upon Entry and sanitised or gloves changes at the appropriate frequency

  • Contractors and visitors are GMP compliant i.e. Hairnet, attire, snood.

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Pest Control

Pest Activity

  • Pest Activity - No evidence of Pest Activity in the area (i.e. Insects, webbing, tracks, droppings, feathers)

  • Pest Exclsuion - Doors/Walls/Ceilings have adequate seals and are kept closed. I.e. No light coming through, doors and windows sealed, pest stripping under doors

  • Pest Control - Pest Bait and Monitoring Systems are adequate in number, monitored and controlled

  • Pest Sightings log/register is available and in use

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Buildings and Equipment


  • Security on site is adequate and the perimeter of the property is adequately fenced off.

  • Exterior of the building is in good repair

  • Product/Equipment or ingredients are not stored or stacked next to walls

  • Drains have removable grates to enable them to be easily cleaned

  • No evidence of rubbish around perimeter of site

  • Old/redundant equipment is clean and stored in such a way that it cannot contaminate product or harbour contaminants or pests

  • External grounds are well maintained - grass is kept low, there are no shrubs or plants touching the external perimeter

  • Gutters are well maintained, free of debris

  • No build up of flour around silos

  • Ingredient inlet pipes are capped and locked, clean and free from spillages, build up or debris

  • Waste disposal area is clean and organised

  • Are all Lights Covered with a shatterproof covering and in good working order

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Area Specific - Grounds Offices and Amenities

Staff Amenities

  • Staff amenities are clean and well maintained

  • Personnel lockers are clean and tidy

  • Nothing is being stored on top of lockers

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Hand Washing and Cleaning

  • Hands washing available at entry to production area

  • Hand wash signs are at Hand Wash Stations. Sufficient Hand Wash, Paper Towels and sanitiser are available

  • There is adequate supply of hot and cold water

  • Bins are in adequate numbers, tidy and regularly emptied

  • Cleaning chemicals are used correctly and all bottles and containers are labelled

  • Is the correct Colour Coding Cleaning equipment in good condition and being used for the right purpose. Is there adequate cleaning equipment in area

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Tea Rooms

  • Employee lunch rooms/canteens are kept clean, tidy and hygienic

  • No evidence of Nuts or their products in tea rooms or lunch rooms

  • Vending machines, staff fridges, storage areas and office areas have no peanut or tree nut products. No evidence of employees consuming peanut or tree nut products on site

  • The 'Clean as You Go' rule is being followed in amenities and tea rooms

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Offices and Policies

  • Offices - no evidence of broken glass or ceramics

  • Offices in a Neat and Tidy condition, free of areas that may harbour pests

  • Office - contractor and visitor sign in and induction being used, along with illness and diseases sign off.

  • Company policies and procedures are displayed in relevant area, kept clean in document holders or folders and are intact

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