Is this a current dairy that supplies milk to Parmalat?
Did Parmalat transport department visit the dairy?
Is the access road to the farm clear of obstructions to driver view e.g trees/bush?
Is the farm road in reasonable condition to allow for tankers to travel along them without sliding or being damaged by low trees, bush or hedges?
Is the turning space clear of obstructions which may cause damage to trucks, tankers and their tyres e.g poles,metal stays,posts?
Is the turning space sufficiently wide to allow a semi or tri axle to turn to the loading point i.e single turn to align to loading point?
Is the storage tank placed where it is easily accessible and free from hazards e.g implements, broken doors, animal pens, slippery surface i.e mud, clay, ....?
Is the milk room lockable by means of an outer and/or inner door - the outer door locked with a Parmalat supplied lock?
Are the tanks marked with the prescribed bar-code and clearly identifiable? This number is displayed in a manner in which it will not easily be removed in the cleaning process.
Are tank manhole covers secured or provided with a chain or provided with a chain to prevent them from self closing while sampling i.e mechanism other than wood or bricks to secure the lid when open?
Do the structures provide adequate access to the tank for sampling i.e the sampler must not stretch beyond normal reach to take the sample?
Are access structures stable to prevent slipping or falling over like doors and stairs?
Are electrical switches used by drivers secured to walls or structures?
Are the switches in a sound condition i.e not damaged or wires exposed?
Are there any loose and bare wires in close proximity to the loading point i.e on the tank pump, on the wiring circuit in the milk room?
Are all parts of pumps and compressors guarded to prevent accidental contact with moving parts i.e pulleys, belts, fans?
Is adequate lightning provided internally and externally to facilitate and extremely to facilitate the sampling and loading process?
Are there any damaged light fitting directly above the milk holding tank?
Are safety signs displayed where applicable?
Are the signs in a good condition and visible?
Are general instructions signs displayed including loading instructions?
Are chemicals correctly marked and stored in demarcated area?
Are all chemicals identifiable in the storage? If NO note the purpose of these chemicals e.g pesticides, animal medication, fuel, ....
Are the floors in a sound construction and condition i.e free of breaks, cracks, erosion due to spillage of milk?
Are the walls free of damage and in a sound condition which allow effective cleaning and sanitising?
Is there hot/cold running water and a basin which is connected to a disposal system outside the milk room available for hand washing?
Were checklist discussed with the producer / dairy representative?