Environmental Monitoring

This course will provide delegates with an understanding of the key components of an environmental monitoring programme 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 programme based on the Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 requirements and industry best practices.

Who should attend?

Auditors/ Consultants and Technical and quality personnel.

What will I learn?

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand Issue 8 requirements and key components of an environmental monitoring programme, including risk assessment, sampling location, target organisms, test methods, sample frequency, establishing control limits, appropriate corrective action, validation/ verification of the programme • 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 programme based on Issue 8 requirements and industry best practices

What's included?

  • Detailed course notes
  • Lunch and refreshments

 

In-house training

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