BRCGS - Environmental Monitoring

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  • Course Details

This one-day course will provide delegates with an understanding of the key components of an environmental monitoring program to identify potential microbiological risks in production and open product areas; in addition to explaining different sampling methods and key elements of a corrective action procedure. This is particularly useful when implementing an environmental monitoring program based on the BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 requirements and industry best practices.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand Issue 8 requirements and key components of an environmental monitoring program, including risk assessment, sampling location, target organisms, test methods, sample frequency, establishing control limits, appropriate corrective action, validation/verification of the program.
  • Describe appropriate target organisms and identify suitable sampling locations.
  • Explain different sampling methods.
  • Explain appropriate corrective action for environmental monitoring failures.
  • Develop an environmental monitoring program based on Issue 8 requirements and industry best practices.

Who Should Attend:

Technical and quality personnel; auditors, consultants.