• Supplier Name

  • Address
  • Main Contact

  • Contact Position

  • Phone number

  • Products Supplied

  • Grower Code

External Condition

  • Location

  • Acces

  • Perimeter yard

  • Loading area

  • Condition of roof

  • Condition of walls

  • Condition of Windows and sky lights

  • Evidence of external pest control

  • Evidence of good waste control and storage

  • Tray / Harvest Crate Storage

  • Condition of Fire Exits

  • Smoking Area

  • Vegetation level.

  • Effluent Control

Internal Condition

  • Condition of the Ceiling

  • Condition of walls

  • Condition of floor

  • Internal Drainage

  • Internal lighting adequate

  • Internal lighting protected

  • Heating adequate

  • Refrigeration adequate

  • Evidence of food safety signage

  • EFKs in place

  • Work surfaces

  • Bait Stations in place

  • Signage

  • Condition of windows

Product Storage

  • Cold store condition

  • Cold store procedures

  • Coldstore temperature

  • Coldstore temperature records

  • Capacity Sufficient

  • Coldstore construction suitable for raw materials?

  • Coldstore suitable for finished product?

  • Coldstore hygiene

  • Factors controlled (e.g. Ethylene, CO2, humidity)

  • Contingency systems

  • Lights protected

Packaging Storage

  • Packaging store hygiene

  • Packaging store fabrication

  • Stored of the ground

  • Packaging covered and not stored directly on wood

  • Packaging stored away from walls

  • Carton making systems

  • Lights protected

Forklift / Plant storage

  • Refuelling / charging area location

  • Type of plant appropriate for the area

  • Condition / hygiene of the area

Housekeeping standard

  • Warehouse

  • Packaging stores

  • Cold stores

  • Intake area

Staff Facilities

  • Canteen

  • Food Storage

  • Changing Areas

  • Lockers

  • Toilets

  • Hand Wash

  • Soap

  • Hot Water

  • Hand Drying

  • Hand washing signage

  • Glass Control

Chemical Storage

  • Storage of Plant chemicals e.g. Forklift oils, lubricants.

  • Storage of Chlorine

  • Monitoring of Chlorine levels

  • Cleaning chemicals

  • MSDS sheets in place.


  • Control of cross contamination

  • Nut control

  • Latex control

Contamination control

  • Protective clothing e.g. Hairnets / snoods / gloves

  • Plaster control

  • Control of personnel items

  • Control of food (including chewing gum)

  • Protective clothing e.g. Hairnets / snoods / gloves

  • Buttons & Pockets on work wear controlled.

  • Jewellery / Watches controlled.

  • Tools are controlled in operational areas.

  • Spare Parts and equipment are controlled.

  • Evidence of preventative maintenance schedule.

  • Knives / Snippers / Brushes are numbered and controlled.

  • Evidence that glass and clear plastic is monitored and controlled

  • Use of wooden containers in the production or storage environments.

  • Evidence of control of wooden pallets in production and storage environments.


  • Evidence that there is health screening of visitors and contractors.

  • Evidence that colleagues are screened for health and notifiable diseases.

  • Evidence of a sickness procedure in place.

  • Evidence of a return to work procedure.

  • Evidence that staff training is in place for hygiene rules.

  • Evidence that work wear is laundered correctly to control micro.

  • Evidence that the site is smoke free and smoking is not allowed.

  • Evidence of a water testing program in place for micro.

  • Evidence of micro swabbing schedule in place.

  • Evidence of product testing for micro.

  • Are the correct organisms being tested for.

  • Evidence of a procedure to deal with OOS reports and evidence that correct limits are in place.

  • Cleaning schedules and records are available.

  • Evidence of a water testing program in place for micro.


  • Is the HACCP scope acceptable.

  • Is the HACCP team appropriately trained.

  • Is there evidence of a water use / contamination risk assessment?

  • Is there an allergen risk assessment with the findings implemented?

  • Is there evidence of a working pre requisite program?

  • Evidence of a risk assessment for the identification of CCPs

  • If CCPs are in place, have they been correctly implemented, validated, verified and monitored.

  • If CCPs are in place are the critical thresholds adequate and implemented.

  • Evidence of HACCP review process.

Quality Control

  • Evidence of a signed quality policy on site.

  • Are there intake checks of raw material.

  • Are there on-line checks of quality, food safety and legality being performed and recorded?

  • Is there evidence of positive release checks / final checks being performed.

  • Evidence of despatch checks being completed as product is out loaded.

  • Evidence of monitoring of shelf life of finished products.

  • Evidence of Suncrop specifications held on site.

  • Traceability challenge on selected products.

  • Standard of equipment used to monitor quality parameters.

  • Standard of calibration - scales, thermometers and equipment.

Pest Control

  • Standard of service provider contract and qualifications.

  • Standard of the baits used and active ingredients.

  • Welfare standard of traps for animal control acceptable.

  • Evidence of pest control checks to a suitable standard and frequency.

  • Standard of pest control records and bait maps.


  • Evidence of packaging specifications held for all packaging used.

  • Evidence of packaging supplier approval.

  • Evidence of food safety certification for packaging found.

  • Evidence that traceability of packaging is achievable.

Worker Welfare

  • Evidence that worker agencies undergo an appropriate approval process.

  • Evidence that labour agencies used are licensed.

  • Standard of staff accommodation (if provided).

  • Evidence that the ETi base code is displayed.

  • Standard of staff transport (if provided).

Health & Safety

  • Evidence that an appropriate number of correctly stocked first aid boxes are available.

  • Evidence that first aiders are available and appropriately qualified.

  • Standard / condition of fire extinguishers provided is appropriate.

  • Evidence that fire exits are unobstructed, signed and serviceable.

  • Evidence of regular fire alarm tests.

  • Evidence of regular fire drills.

  • Standard of equipment is safe with guards in place were required.

  • Evidence of risk assessments performed and a health and safety action plan.

  • Evidence of staff training on dangerous equipment (e.g. Barrows / Forklifts)

  • Evidence that appropriate PPE is provided and stored correctly.

  • Evidence that COSHH assessments have been completed.

  • Evidence that MSDS are available for chemicals used on site.

  • Evidence of the use of an accident book.

Waste Management

  • Evidence that waste streams are managed to reduce risk of finished product contamination.

  • Evidence that waste is sent to permitted waste handling facilities.

Acceptance of Audit Findings

  • Signature of Auditor

  • Signature of Company Representative

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