Hygiene of food rooms & equipment
Are food rooms clean & tidy & do staff clean as they go?
Is equipment easy to clean and kept in a clean condition
Are all food & hand contact surfaces, probe in good condition & cleaned/disinfected regularly?
Are cleaning chemicals available & stored correctly? Identified in H&S Policy
Is cleaning equipment suitable & regularly disinfected?
Is all food stored appropriately
Is food covered, sealed?
Is food dated and stock rotated?
Are freezers defrosted regularly?
Are fridge/freezer working properly?
FOOD HANDLING PRACTICES
Are raw & high risk foods prepared in separate areas or work surfaces disinfected between use?
Is colour coded equipment used correctly?
Are high risk foods returned to fridge immediately after preparing?
Is food cooled quickly & away from raw food or other sources of contamination?
Are fruit, veg, salads trimmed & washed thoroughly?
Are frozen foods defrosted safely?
Are controls in place to prevent contamination by chemicals, foreign bodies?
Are staff aware of food allergy hazards?
Are staff fit to work, wearing clean, suitable protective clothing & following personal hygiene rules?
Do hand wash basins have hot water, soap & towels?
Are hand wash basins used for this purpose only and used regularly?
Are staff handling food as little as possible?
Is jewellery limited to plain ring?
Are staff toilets clean & tidy? Where does cook change?
Are premises pest proof and free from signs of pests?
Are windows fitted with fly screens?
Are insectocutors properly maintained?
Is food protected from the risk of pest contamination?
Is waste stored correctly and the refuse area kept clean?
Are all checks properly taken & recorded?
Cleaning schedule, Probe, Food temps, Fridge/freezer temps, Re-heating, Pests, Hygiene inspection checks, Return to work
Food Policy implemented
Safer Food Better Business in use?
Has corrective action been taken where necessary?
Are record sheets up to date, checked & verified?
Transport of goods – Transportation checked for hygiene and cleanliness