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EO TP 1-6 Inspect Food Service Facilities
References 1.CFP CF Health Manual 2.Food Safety Code of Practice for Canadas Food Service Industry, , D FHP Policy & Direction, Preventive Medicine Program & Personnel (CFMO 3-05) 4.CDCP – Medical Screening for Infectious Diseases among Locally Engaged Employees 5.CFAO Hygiene & Sanitation – Food Handling and Food Services 6.CFP 269 – Food Services Direction & Guidance Manual, Chapter 2 and 4
References 7.Quantity Food Sanitation, 4 th Edition 8.Environmental Engineering, 5 th Edition 9.Health Promotion & Protection Act R.R.O 1990 – Regulation 562, Food Premises 10.Guide to Hygiene & Sanitation in Aviation, 2 nd Edition 11.The Vending of Food & Beverages, Food and Drug Act (R.S., 1985, c. F-27)
Agenda Responsibilities: Unit PMed Tech; Base PMed Tech; Command PMed Tech; Acts and Legislation; CF H Svcs Responsibilities; Control of Sale of Food Products; Commanding Officer; and Command Surgeon; and Administration and Enforcement
Responsibilities Unit PMed Tech Directly responsible to the Unit Medical Officer/Commanding Officer for all matters pertaining to hygiene and sanitation in the unit. These duties are field oriented and require a thorough knowledge of unit organization, role, tasking and field sanitation requirements for differing operations.
Responsibilities Unit PMed Tech Since the operational effectiveness of a combat unit depends on the medical fitness of its members, the Unit PMed Tech must be able to recognize and advise the UMO/CO of any PMed factors that might impair his Units effectiveness. To this end he/she must be knowledgeable and capable of advising the UMO and staff on: Prevention and control of communicable diseases; Storage and handling for food preparation; Quality and requirements of the water supply; Pest Management; and Environmental aspects of waste management;
Responsibilities Unit PMed Tech Where and when required the unit PMed Tech assists the unit medical staff in the preparation of unit immunization programs. In order to provide continuous up-grading and furtherance of knowledge, junior PMed Techs when not employed in Unit PMed duties, should be placed under the Base Surgeon and Base PMed Tech for employment and training. Unit Health Programs: Sexually Transmitted Diseases; Personal Hygiene & General Cleanliness; Food Sanitation; Medical Intelligence; and Recognition of Occupational Health & Safety issues
Responsibilities Base PMed Tech The Base PMed Tech must establish a close relationship with all medical staff, and base or local community health workers including those base personnel involved in occupational health and safety. The Base PMed Tech must also possess a sound knowledge of the scope of Preventive Medicine and be responsible for and capable of advising the B Surg, medical staff and unit PMed Tech all matters. The Base PMed Tech is at all times directly responsible to the Base Surgeon on all matters pertaining to Preventive Medicine on the base and units supported by the base.
Responsibilities Base PMed Tech Community Health a.communicable disease programs and reporting procedures; b.inspects and reports on food services; c.inspects and reports on accommodation facilities; d.advises on immunization requirements for deployments and ensures that immunization records are maintained;
Responsibilities Base PMed Tech e.effective protection immunization program; f.ensures quality water systems; g.advises on environmental aspects of waste management systems; h.technical advice on pest control programs;
Responsibilities Base PMed Tech Environmental/Occupational Health a.environmental health inspections and surveys; b.occupational health hazards; c.Preventive Medicine aspects of general safety; d.Noise Conservation Program; and e.may be appointed as the medical representative on the Base General Safety Committee.
Responsibilities Base PMed Tech Training/Education/Supervision a.unit PMed Tech; b.advice and supervision of Pest Control Programs; c.ensuring health education programs;
Responsibilities Base PMed Tech The Base PMed Tech is the B Surgs representative while in the performance of his duties; therefore he/she must conduct him/herself in a manner that is firm, self-assured and diplomatically correct, thus ensuring that through the exercise of his function the overall Preventive Medicineprogram is at its best! Reports and Returns: a.monthly inspection & workload reports b.reportable communicable disease reports, both to D FHP and local public health; and c.influenza reports, both to D FHP and local public health. Liaison with Local Public Health Authorities
Responsibilities Command PMed Tech The Command PMed Tech is directly responsible to the Command Surgeon on all matters pertaining to Preventive Medicine programs on all bases/wings including Reserve units within the command region
Responsibilities Command PMed Tech The Command PMed Tech must: a.maintain a close working relationship with all medical staff and occupational health and safety workers within all bases/wings in the command region; b.inspect at least annually, every unit within the responsibility of the command surgeon; c.perform duties of the Base PMed Tech on bases where there is no PMed Tech.
Responsibilities Command PMed Tech d.To this end the Command PMed Tech must possess a thorough and sound knowledge of the scope of Preventive Medicine, be capable of advising the command surgeon, base surgeon or unit medical officer, or as trade advisor and technical supervisor to all PMed Techs within the command region. e.The command PMed Tech shall forward to and from D FHP those report applicable with current regulations.
Responsibilities CF H Svcs Traditionally, the medical officer has been responsible for advising his commander on all matters affecting the health of the troops, including rations The responsibility of the CF H Svcs with respect to safe food supplies is detailed in CFAOs, DAODs, and D FHP Policy & Guidance documents
Responsibilities CF H Svcs All food items supplied to the CF, as a contractual requirement, satisfies Federal standards regarding food quality, the hygienic oversight of such food delivery becomes the responsibility of CF H Svcs. Overseas, where local purchase of some food items may be necessary, CF H Svcs will advise on all health aspects and liaise with the local authorities on such matters. Contract Specifications: a.satisfy Federal standards; b.hygienic delivery is a CF H Svcs responsibility; c.advise on health aspects; and d.liaise with local authority
Responsibilities CF H Svcs Although specific duties laid down for Preventive Medicine Technicians, all CF H Svcs members are as part of their normal duties, concerned with the prevention of disease. A general knowledge of food control techniques and regulations is expected of all ranks
Acts and Regulations Authority for enforcement of law as it affects food is vested in federal, provincial and municipal authorities
Acts and Regulations Food and Drugs Act Federal Act under the direction of Health Canada The act provides for: a.the prohibition of the sale of food which is in any way, dangerous to health or adulterated in any way;
Acts and Regulations Food and Drugs Act b.labeling which must avoid any form of deception with regards to its contents, including deceptive advertising; c.use of authorized preservatives; and d.controlling the use of antibiotics in food preservation;
Acts and Regulations Meat and Canned Foods Act Federal Act under the direction of Department of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection Agency Provides the authority of the inspection of meat and meat products; Provides for a federal inspection service at meat packing plant; and Inspections are carried out by veterinarians
Acts and Regulations Animal Contagious Diseases Act Federal Act under the direction of the Department of Agriculture Prevention and control of animal diseases; Control of Anthrax, Brucellosis, Rabies and Tuberculosis
Acts and Regulations Provincial Legislation Public Health legislation related to the consumption of infected food items; Administrated by Medical Officers of Health and Public Health inspectors; and Food items for sale at general public shops/stores and restaurants.
Acts and Regulations Municipal Legislation Provincial legislation allows for municipal government to pass local by-laws regulating the sale of food within that municipality Statutes may be in place at the municipal level to enforce provincial public health regulations
Control of Sale of Food Commanding Officer Shall prohibit the sale or delivery of any food product which: a.in the opinion of the Base Surgeon has not been prepared for consumption according to applicable federal, provincial or municipal laws and regulations; b.does not meet the requirements specified
Control of Sale of Food Command Surgeon Shall: a.in cooperation with federal, provincial and municipal health authorities, ensure that all food and drink products offered for sale on DND properties, are prepared, packaged and preserved according to law; and b.keep commanding officers informed of any specific food or drink product which for medical of hygienic reasons, should not be made available on any DND properties.
Administration and Enforcement Food Any article manufactured, sold or represented as use as food or drink for human beings, and any ingredient that may be mixed with food for any purpose
Administration and Enforcement Inspector Any person designated as an inspector for the purpose for the enforcement of this Act Subsection 22(1)
Administration and Enforcement Unsanitary Conditions Such conditions or circumstances as might contaminate with dirt or filth, or render injurious to health, a food
Administration and Enforcement Designation of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act; section 22) The Federal Minister may designate any person as an inspector for the purpose of this Act An inspector shall be given a certificate in a form established by the Minister or the president of the CFIA attesting to the inspectors designation and, on entering any place to persuant to subsection 23(1), an inspector shall produce said certificate to the person in charge of that place
Administration and Enforcement Powers of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act, section 23) An inspector may enter at any reasonable time enter any place where the inspector believes on reasonable grounds any article to which this Act or the regulations apply is manufactured, prepared, preserved, packaged or stored
Administration and Enforcement Powers of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act, section 23) An inspector may examine any such article and take samples thereof, and examine anything that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds is used or is capable of being used for that manufacture, preparation, preservation, packaging or storing
Administration and Enforcement Powers of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act, section 23) Seize and detain for such time as may be necessary any article by means of or in relation to which the inspector believes on reasonable grounds any provision of this Act or the regulations have been contravened
Administration and Enforcement Powers of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act, section 23) An inspector may enter any conveyance that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds is used to carry any article and examine any such article found therein and take samples thereof (Section 6.1)
Administration and Enforcement Powers of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act, section 23) Open and examine any receptacle or package that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds contain any article to which this Act or the regulations apply
Administration and Enforcement Powers of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act, section 23) Examine and make copies of any books documents or other records found in any place referred to in this document that the inspector believes on reasonable grounds contain any information relevant to the enforcement of this Act with respect to any article to which this Act or the regulations apply
Administration and Enforcement Powers of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act, section 23) article to which this Act or the regulations apply a.any food, drug, cosmetic or device; b.anything used for the manufacture, preparation, preservation, packaging or storing thereof; and c.any labeling or advertising material
Administration and Enforcement Powers of Inspectors (Food and Drugs Act, section 23) The owner or person in charge of a place entered by an inspector and every person found therein shall give the inspector all reasonable assistance and furnish the inspector with any information that he may reasonably require.
Administration and Enforcement Prohibited Sales of Food (Food and Drug Act, section 4) No person shall sell an article of food that: a.has in or on it any poisonous or harmful substance; b.is unfit for human consumption; c.is adulterated;
Administration and Enforcement Prohibited Sales of Food (Food and Drug Act, section 4) d.consists in whole or in part of any filthy, putrid, disgusting, rotten, decomposed or diseased animal or vegetable substance; and e.was manufactured, prepared, preserved, packaged or stored under unsanitary conditions
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