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#1 Scampi

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 05:40 PM

Hi there all

 

Can we maintain the pest control program ourselves provided someone has a valid pesticide licences?  I'm new to SQF, but I can't see the scheme forcing anyone to use an outside contractor.

 

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#2 SQFconsultant

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 06:13 PM

Yes. Just ensure that you follow all the requirements under SQF.


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Posted 13 February 2018 - 06:51 PM

Thank you for confirming what I thought....a previous auditor told them a PCO was mandatory 


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Posted 13 February 2018 - 07:33 PM

We had to fight a bit with our auditor, but after carefully examining the code could justify doing it all ourselves. We basically were already, anyway.



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Posted 13 February 2018 - 09:11 PM

Sigh, auditors....................


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Posted 07 February 2019 - 02:00 AM

We have always done it ourselves.   Just had to provide training records.  



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Posted 11 February 2019 - 02:19 PM

Just don't forget that you want to keep any pesticides storage out of the production facility and secure. Maintenance crews seem to have a bad habit of buying OTC wasp and hornet spray and if found in the facility that's an automatic failure. 



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Posted 19 February 2019 - 06:30 PM

One of my hats is maintenance, and I resent that.

 

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Posted 27 February 2019 - 09:38 PM

I don't know of any company that ever got an automatic fail for having cans of wasp spray. Nope. Minor yes, possibly given the situation at the time a major but not once an automatic failure .


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