7.1 - SITE BOUNDARIES (BASE)

  • The site must comply with local regulations regarding approval or registration of premises and site usage.

  • Boundaries must be clearly defined and where appropriate have adequate perimeter fencing.

  • A site plan must be available.

7.2 - EXTERNAL MAINTENANCE (BASE)

  • The external areas must be maintained in good order.

  • Where buildings are surrounded by grassed or planted areas, they must be regularly tended, well-maintained and free from items that could potentially harbour pests.

  • The areas immediately surrounding buildings on site must have adequate drainage to prevent pooling of water and allow for cleaning.

  • If the external maintenance is the responsibility of another party (e.g. neighbouring site, landlord etc.) the site must work with those parties to ensure external areas do not pose a risk.

7.3 - EXTERNAL STORAGE UNITS (BASE)

  • External units (including silos, containers and tanks) must be kept locked and have restricted access.

7.4 - EXTERNAL PIPEWORK (BASE)

  • Connecting pipes for bulk tanks or silos must be maintained in a clean condition, and stored off the floor or capped at both ends when not in use.

7.5 - PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORDING EQUIPMENT (BASE)

  • The use of photographic/recording equipment must be controlled. Only equipment authorised by the site must be permitted on site.

7.6 - CONTROL OF VISITORS AND CONTRACTORS (BASE)

  • All visitors and contractors must report on arrival and sign in prior to entering the production and storage areas. Proof of identity must be required for persons unknown to the site.

  • A system must be in place to adequately supervise visitors and contractors. This must include a manager being accountable for their movements.

  • On-site activities of contractors must be risk assessed prior to commencing, and appropriately controlled where there is a risk to safety, quality or legality.

7.7 - CONTROL OF EMPLOYEES (BASE)

  • Access to production and storage areas must be restricted to authorised personnel.

7.8 - ANIMALS AND THE USE OF GUARD DOGS (BASE)

  • No animals are allowed on site with the exception of:
    - guard dogs (if utilised) must be under the control of security guards and not free running. - pest control animals (e.g. falcons) under the strict control of the pest control provider.

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