SQF Checklist: Manufacture of Food Packaging - Edition 9


SQF Checklist: Manufacture of Food Packaging - Edition 9

    13.1 Site Location and Premises

    13.1.1 Premises Location and Approval

    13.1.2 Building Materials

    13.1.3 Lightings and Light Fittings

    13.1.4 Dust, Insect, and Pest Proofing

    13.1.5 Ventilation

    13.1.6 Equipment and Utensils

    13.1.7 Grounds and Roadways

    13.2 Site Operations

    13.2.1 Repairs and Maintenance

    13.2.2 Maintenance Staff and Contractors

    13.2.3 Calibration

    13.2.4 Pest Prevention A documented pest prevention program shall be effectively implemented. It shall: Pest contractors and/or internal pest controllers shall:

    13.2.5 Cleaning and Sanitation

    13.3 Personnel Hygiene and Welfare

    13.3.1 Personnel Welfare

    13.3.2 Handwashing Personnel shall have clean hands, and hands shall be washed by all personnel, including staff, contractors, and visitors: Handwash stations shall have:

    13.3.3 Clothing and Personal Effects

    13.3.4 Visitors

    13.3.5 Staff Amenities (change rooms, toilets, break rooms) Toilet rooms shall be:

    13.4 Personnel Processing Practices

    13.4.1 Staff Engaged in Food Handling and Processing Operations All personnel engaged in food sector packaging manufacture, handling, and storage operations shall comply with the following practices: Personnel working in or visiting food sector packaging manufacturing, handling, or storage operations shall ensure that:

    13.5 Water, Ice, and Air Supply

    13.5.1 Water Supply The use of non-potable water shall be controlled such that:

    13.5.2 Water Quality Water shall comply with local, national, or internationally recognized potable water microbiological and quality standards as required when used for:

    13.5.3 Air and Other Gases

    13.6 Receipt, Storage, and Transport

    13.6.1 Storage of Materials and Product

    13.6.2 Storage and Use of Hazardous Chemicals and Toxic Substances Hazardous chemicals and toxic substances, including solvents and agents with the potential for contamination of food sector packaging, shall be: Storage of hazardous chemicals and toxic substances shall be: Hazardous chemicals and toxic substances shall be correctly labeled and: Employees who handle hazardous chemicals and toxic substances, including pesticides and cleaning chemicals, shall: The site shall dispose of obsolete inventory and empty containers of chemicals, pesticides, and toxic substances in accordance with site and regulatory requirements and ensure that: In the event of a hazardous chemical or toxic substance spill, the site shall:

    13.6.3 Loading, Transport, and Unloading Practices

    13.7 Separation of Functions

    13.7.1 Control of Foreign Matter Contamination

    13.7.2 Managing Foreign Matter Contamination Incidents

    13.8 Waste Disposal

    13.8.1 Waste Disposal

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