14. Clause 4: Site Standards

  1. Ron Kill

Published Online: 25 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118373828.ch14

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety: A Guide to a Successful Audit, Second Edition

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety: A Guide to a Successful Audit, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kill, R. (2012) Clause 4: Site Standards, in The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety: A Guide to a Successful Audit, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118373828.ch14

Author Information

  1. Micron2 Ltd, Market Drayton, Shropshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470670651

Online ISBN: 9781118373828

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Keywords:

  • Clause 4, Site Standards;
  • site tour, Issue 6 colour coded as peach;
  • Production Risk Zones, problems relating to any external factor;
  • Auditor's inside/outside tour of site, assessing location suitability;
  • exterior maintenance, scheduled into procedures;
  • SOI, and security systems protecting from contamination;
  • SOI is a Fundamental Requirement, basic layout and plant maintenance;
  • equipment suitability, Auditor's seeking evidence of legal requirements met;
  • planned maintenance, Auditor's eye on systematic approach to maintenance;
  • staff facilities, meeting legal requirements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Production Risk Zones

  • Clause 4.1: External Standards

  • Clause 4.2: Security

  • Clause 4.3: Layout, Product Flow and Segregation (Fundamental)

  • Clause 4.4: Building Fabric – Raw Material Handling, Preparation, Processing, Packing and Storage Areas

  • Clause 4.5: Utilities – Water, Ice, Air and Other Gases

  • Clause 4.6: Equipment

  • Clause 4.7: Maintenance

  • Clause 4.8: Staff Facilities

  • Clause 4.9: Physical and Chemical Product Contamination Control – Raw Material Handling, Preparation, Processing, Packing and Storage Areas

  • Clause 4.10: Foreign Body Detection and Removal Equipment

  • Clause 4.11: Housekeeping and Hygiene (Fundamental)

  • Clause 4.12: Waste/Waste Disposal

  • Clause 4.13: Pest Control

  • Clause 4.14: Storage Facilities

  • Clause 4.15: Dispatch and Transport

  • Summary