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Annual Food Safety Inspection Checklist

Use this checklist to help you create a food program that ensures safety and health.
MaintainX
07/23/2022

Annual Food Safety Inspection Checklist

Use this checklist to help you create a food program that ensures safety and health.

    Purchasing and receiving goods

  • Are incoming goods record sheets completed by staff?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is your approved suppliers list up to date?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are approved supplier agreement forms completed for all suppliers on your approved suppliers list?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Cold and frozen storage

  • Have temperature control logs been completed for all fridges and freezers?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have staff indicated on record sheets what corrective action they took if the fridge or freezer has too hot?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is there enough room in the fridge for cold air to circulate properly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Dry storage

  • Is the dry storage area clean and tidy?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are foods kept in sealed containers or bags?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are containers and bags correctly labelled?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Cooking and reheating food

  • Are temperature control logs completed when staff heat or cook food?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Pest control

  • Are all areas clean and free from food particles and other waste that may attract pests?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Has your premises been treated by your pest control operator at the correct intervals outlined in your food safety program?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Has the pest control record sheet been completed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Cleaning and sanitising

  • Are cleaning and sanitising logs completed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are staff sanitising all food preparation areas and dining tables?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are dishes and utensils sanitised?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Facility and equipment maintenance

  • Has all equipment been checked?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is all equipment operating correctly?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have all temperature-measuring devices been checked for calibration?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is the equipment maintenance and calibration of thermometers record completed?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Staff instruction/training

  • Have all staff been instructed/trained so that they have the appropriate skills and knowledge in food hygiene and handling for the tasks they do?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is your staff training record up to date?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Are relevant food safety posters and information on display?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Is food safety addressed at staff meetings?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Food safety program

  • Have there been any changes to the forms used in your food safety program?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • If so, have the relevant sections in the food safety program folder been replaced?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Food safety program audit

  • Have audits been conducted at the correct frequency?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have any problems been identified?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Have these problems been rectified?

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

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