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#1 gazza1973

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 09:43 AM

As a requirement of BRC do staff in the warehouse have to wear hairnets. there raw and finished products there. can anyone tell me there thoughts. Thanks Garry..    


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Posted 19 October 2017 - 06:52 PM

Proximity based, are there exposed products that hair can get into, then yes hairnets. If everything is in a closed container, you can usually risk assess them out in SQF. But I'm not certain about BRC.


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Posted 20 October 2017 - 12:54 PM

Proximity based, are there exposed products that hair can get into, then yes hairnets. If everything is in a closed container, you can usually risk assess them out in SQF. But I'm not certain about BRC.

Thank you for the feed back.


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Posted 26 October 2017 - 12:17 AM

yes, they should.

 

You do not want hairs (or other contaminations) on your raw materials and taking this into your process.

 

It is also very hard, fro my experience) to explain people why almost all have to wear hairnets and some does not. it is the most easiest and honest way to let all your staff comply with the same personal hygiene requirements.


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Posted 26 October 2017 - 02:45 AM

Unfortunately zero Product/Process context.

 

I suspect the "common" practice may also depend on type of "warehouse", eg ambient/frozen.


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Posted 27 October 2017 - 11:37 AM

Garry Hi, I work in the drinks industry and we don't apply the rule to the dispatch/warehouse operatives (To my dismay - im a firm believer of one rule for all on site). By the time goods are into that area they are already sealed in bottles or boxes so very little risk. A good old risk assessment is always a good start. We are a BRC A grade site.

 

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Posted 03 November 2017 - 08:52 AM

We have one rule across all areas hairnets must be worn, seems to work.


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