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Implementing an Effective Sanitation Program in a Food Manufacturing Facility | September 15th & 16th | Twin Falls, Idaho | In-Person
9/15/2021 8:00 AM
9/15/2021 5:00 PM

September 15th and 16th. 

Course taught by NIST-MEP Tri-State (Washington, Montana, Idaho) Food Processing Specialist, Janna Hamlett of TechHelp, and the University of Idaho

Cost: $495 Per Person

Course Description:

This course is designed to teach the importance and basics of a sanitation program in a food manufacturing facility.   It allows participants to understand how important a sanitation program is to a food facility's overall management and food quality and safety.  Participants will be able to manage a sanitation program effectively.  Guest speakers from industry and academia will provide up-to-date information on food industry best practices.  This jam-packed 1.5-day course will offer both hands-on and practical information for managing today's sanitation program.    

After completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of sanitation in a food manufacturing environment. 
  • Value the importance of a snatiation program in a food manufacturing facilities quality and safety plans
  • Understand how sanitation impacts the biological, chemical, and physical hazards in a food facility (microorganisms, allergens, etc.)
  • Manage a cost effective sanitation program
  • Understand the importance of documenting a sanitation program to meet internal, regulatory, and 3rd party requirements. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Sanitation or Quality Technicians/Managers/Supervisors
  • Production or Maintenance Supervisors/Managers
  • Anyone who wants to understand the details of a sanitation program in a food manufacturing facility.

Topics to be Covered:

  • Sanitary Design
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Chemistry of Cleaning Chemicals
  • CIP (Clean in Place) versus COP (Clean Out of Place)
  • SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) and SSOP (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures) and MSS (Master Sanitation Schedules)
  • Personal Safety in sanitation
  • Steps of Wet and Dry Cleaning
  • Hygienic Zoning
  • Pest Control relative to sanitation
  • Sanitation Verification Programs (Pathogen Environmental Monitoring, ATP, Allergen Lateral Flow Testing, time, temperature, chemical concentrations)
  • New Technology in Sanitation
College of Southern Idaho - ATIC Building, Twin Falls, Idaho