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Corrective Actions and Preventive Measures, What's the Difference?

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#1 maara91


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Posted 08 July 2015 - 05:50 PM

Hello all,


I'm in need for you to share all your knowledge. I'm having a very hard time training some employees and management personnel on the difference between a Corrective Action and a Preventive measure for a HACCP Deviation.  They don't seam to understand my explanation. I would really appreciate any ideas.



This is how my form describes it.




Deviation/What Happened?:Describe the cause of the deviation and how it was eliminated)

Immediate Corrective Action: (Describe what was done  to correct the issue  and if the CCP is back under control and Sanitary conditions restored)                          Product Disposition: (Describe what happened to the affected Product)

Preventive Measures: (Describe what are  you going to do to prevent a reoccurrence)

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Posted 08 July 2015 - 06:31 PM

Correction: repair, rework, or adjustment and relates to the
disposition of an existing nonconformity.

• Corrective Action: the action taken to eliminate the causes
of an existing nonconformity, defect or other undesirable
situation in order to prevent recurrence.

• Preventive Action: action taken to eliminate the cause of a
potential nonconformity, defect, or other undesirable
situation in order to prevent occurrence.

• Nonconformity: non-fulfillment of a specified requirement.


Hope this helps. One is existing, one is potentially an issue.

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Posted 08 July 2015 - 07:49 PM

Hi maara,


Some more opinions -



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