English definition of “adjacent”
adjective /əˈdʒeɪ.sənt/ formalC2 very near, next to, or touching:
They work in adjacent buildings.
They lived in a house adjacent to the railway.
Here is some additional language in an SQF guidance document 18.104.22.168
The following additional facilities shall be provided in high risk areas: hands-free operated taps, hand sanitizers "
(m) No hands free taps used at hand wash stations in high risk areas
(m) No hand sanitizer used at hand wash stations in high risk areas"
A sign instructing people to wash their hands, and in appropriate languages, shall be provided in a prominent position. "
(m) No signage available for personnel to wash their hands
(m) Signage for hand washing is not located in prominent position"
Personnel shall have clean hands and hands shall be washed by all personnel, including staff, contractors and visitors on entering food handling or processing areas, after each visit to a toilet, after using a handkerchief, after smoking, eating or drinking, after handling wash down hoses, dropped product or contaminated material. "
(M) Personnel observed in food handling area with dirty hands
(M) Personnel observed not washing hands upon entering processing area
(M) Personnel observed not washing hands upon leaving restroom
(M) Personnel observed not washing hands after handling hoses or trash
(M) Personnel observed not washing hands after eating, drinking, or smoking"
When gloves are used, personnel shall maintain the hand washing practices outlined above. "
(m) Personnel seen using gloves instead of following hand washing requirements
(m) Facility policy on gloves does not require proper hand washing protocols"
I am going to guess they MAY be sticklers for adjacent.
Edited by Setanta, 21 August 2014 - 07:34 PM.