Good Manufacturing Practices in the Food Industry Training Video
Do your employees need training on the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP or CGMP)? Your food industry workers need this important training and this full course will get them set on the right track. As you know, the FDA regulations surrounding Good Manufacturing Practices can be quite complex and that’s where this full training set will get you the results you need.
This Good Manufacturing Practices Training Covers the Following:
- What is GMP and why was it created?
- What are the requirements for GMP that have been set by the FDA, and how should your facility enact those requirements?
- What are the seven groups that are outlined by the FDA:
- Your physical plant and grounds
- Utensils and Equipment
- Manufacturing Processes and Controls
- Warehousing and Distribution
- Sanitary Operations
- Sanitary Facilities and Controls
- What do the first three sections of the FDA regulations address?
- The areas outside of your food handling space
- The people inside your food handling space, and
- Your manufacturing facility and food handling areas
- What is the importance of personal hygiene as it relates to your personnel and workers?
- What are some things to keep in mind when addressing your plant and grounds areas? (the GMP must outline the need to keep ground clean and secure in order to prevent pests, it must also include a plan to protect the facility against contamination, and more)
- What things should the “Sanitary Operations” portion include?
- Pest and rodent control
- The process for cleaning of surfaces both for food and non-food contact
- How and when to use sanitizing and cleaning chemicals in the facility
- What are some items related to your employees that need to be covered in the GMP plan?:
- Employee cleanliness and hygiene
- Jewelry worn by employees
- Hair restraints like nets, hats, and other coverings
- Clothing that is worn by employees
- Handwashing, including how to properly wash hands and how often they should be washed
Other Important Topics in this GMP Training:
- What are some examples of when employees should wash their hands while at work?:
- When touching something that might be contaminated like equipment, items on the floor, etc
- After using the bathroom
- After handling chemicals that could contaminate food
- After eating or drinking
- After entering the food manufacturing facility
- What are some items to be considered in the “Plants and Grounds” section?:
- Assuring that waste treatment and disposal are handled properly
- The maintenance of parking areas, storage areas, and other outdoor locations
- Lighting is functional and in good working order
- Proper ventilation is in place throughout the facility
- What is the role of chemicals in the GMP?
- Whenever possible chemicals should be food safe and non-toxic
- The storage of chemicals must be in place and in order, and all employees must have training on how and when to use those chemicals
- What are the last four sections of the FDA’s GMP regulations:
- Water, and it’s role in your food processing facility
- The utensils and equipment being used
- The environment in which food is stored, processed and kept
- The operations of the food manufacturing and processing occurs
- What are the key components of the “Sanitary Facilities and Controls” section of the GMP regulation?:
- This section has everything to do with the facilities water and waste
- This section discusses how important it is to provide a clean supply of water, at the appropriate temperature and pressure, for the manufacturing that is being performed
- Issues with keeping the water supply free from contaminants
- Making sure the plumbing system is sized appropriately and has a maintenance schedule in place
- A discussion on the important parts of keeping utensils and equipment in good repair, properly maintained, and ensuring that thermometers are present in every freezer and refrigerator on property
- What is a “food contact surface” under GMP and how is it defined?
- In the “Manufacturing Processes and Controls” employees should understand the “competent person” criteria for food processing quality control and testing, handling raw food materials and ingredients, and keeping food safe for the whole production process
- and much more…
The FDA requirements around food manufacturing and in specific the Good Manufacturing Practices or GMP regulations, and something very important to teach your employees. By giving them this comprehensive training, you will help to educate them on the need for good food handling practices, governmental regulations, and other important details related to their job with you. Available as an English-speaking DVD or USB stick, this complete training program is 37 minutes long. Also, it includes a quiz, answer sheet and Training Completion Certificate so you know your employees retained this important information.
Good Manufacturing Practices or GMP Training – Full-Length Preview:
All of our training videos include the following additional resources:
1) A Leader’s Guide
The person giving the training can use the Guide to help facilitate the training and provide additional verbal support to the video. It also includes a sample outline for the training session along with the highlights of the course.
2) An Employee Quiz
Important to be able to test your trainees to make sure they understand and comprehend the training course they just watched. This is also good for employer documentation for safety training of employees.
3) Answer Key to the Quiz
Ensures the questions are being answered correctly.
4) An Attendance Sheet
Allows you to keep track of who was trained, when the training occurred, who was the instructor, etc. Excellent documentation to prove your training requirements are in order.
5) A Printable “Certificate of Completion”
Allows you to give one to each employee who attends the safety training session. Can also be kept in an employee file for training documentation.
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