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1Inspect Food Service Facilities EO TP 1-6Inspect Food Service Facilities
2References CFP 213 - CF Health Manual Food Safety Code of Practice for Canada’s Food Service Industry, 2007, D FHP Policy & Direction, Preventive Medicine Program & Personnel (CFMO 3-05)CDCP – Medical Screening for Infectious Diseases among Locally Engaged EmployeesCFAO Hygiene & Sanitation – Food Handling and Food ServicesCFP 269 – Food Services Direction & Guidance Manual, Chapter 2 and 4
3References Quantity Food Sanitation, 4th Edition Environmental Engineering, 5th EditionHealth Promotion & Protection Act R.R.O 1990 – Regulation 562, Food PremisesGuide to Hygiene & Sanitation in Aviation, 2nd EditionThe Vending of Food & Beverages, 1978Food and Drug Act (R.S., 1985, c. F-27)
4Agenda 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; andCommand Surgeon; andAdministration and Enforcement
5Directly responsible to the Unit Medical ResponsibilitiesUnit PMed TechDirectly responsible to the Unit MedicalOfficer/Commanding Officer for all matterspertaining to hygiene and sanitation in the unit.These duties are field oriented and require athorough knowledge of unit organization, role,tasking and field sanitation requirements fordiffering operations.The Unit PMed Tech is 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.
6Responsibilities Unit PMed Tech Since the operational effectiveness of a combat unit depends on themedical fitness of it’s members, the Unit PMed Tech must be able torecognize and advise the UMO/CO of any PMed factors that might impairhis Unit’s effectiveness.To this end he/she must be knowledgeable and capable of advising theUMO and staff on:Prevention and control of communicable diseases;Storage and handling for food preparation;Quality and requirements of the water supply;Pest Management; andEnvironmental aspects of waste management;Since the operational effectiveness of a combat unit depends on the medical fitness of it’s members, the Unit PMed Tech must be able to recognize and advise the UMO/CO of any PMed factors that might impair his Unit’s effectiveness.To this end he/she must be knowledgeable and capable of advising the UMO and staff onPrevention & Control of Communicable Diseases;Storage & Handling for Food Preparation;Quality & Requirements of the Water Supply;Pest Management; andEnvironmental aspects of Waste Management.
7Responsibilities Unit PMed Tech Where and when required the unit PMed Tech assists the unit medicalstaff in the preparation of unit immunization programs.In order to provide continuous up-grading and furtherance of knowledge, juniorPMed Techs when not employed in Unit PMed duties, should be placed under theBase Surgeon and Base PMed Tech for employment and training.Unit Health Programs:Sexually Transmitted Diseases;Personal Hygiene & General Cleanliness;Food Sanitation;Medical Intelligence; andRecognition of Occupational Health & Safety issuesWhere 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.
8Responsibilities 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 .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
9Base PMed Tech Responsibilities 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;
10e. effective protection immunization program; ResponsibilitiesBase PMed Teche. 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;
11Base PMed Tech Responsibilities Environmental/Occupational Health a. environmental health inspections and surveys;b. occupational health hazards;c. Preventive Medicine aspects of general safety;d. Noise Conservation Program; ande. may be appointed as the medical representative on the Base General Safety Committee.
12Base PMed Tech Responsibilities Training/Education/Supervision a. unit PMed Tech;b. advice and supervision of Pest Control Programs;c. ensuring health education programs;
13Responsibilities Base PMed Tech The Base PMed Tech is the B Surg’s representative while in theperformance of his duties; therefore he/she must conduct him/herself in amanner that is firm, self-assured and diplomatically correct, thus ensuringthat through the exercise of his function the overall PreventiveMedicineprogram is at its best!Reports and Returns:a. monthly inspection & workload reportsb. reportable communicable disease reports, both to D FHP and local public health; andc. influenza reports, both to D FHP and local public health.Liaison with Local Public Health AuthoritiesThe Base PMed Tech is the B Surg’s 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 Medicine program is at its best!
14Command PMed Tech Responsibilities 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
15Command PMed Tech Responsibilities 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.
16Command PMed Tech Responsibilities 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.
17CF H Svcs Responsibilities Traditionally, the medical officer has been responsible for advising his commander on all matters affecting the health of the troops, including rationsThe responsibility of the CF H Svcs with respect to safe food supplies is detailed in CFAO’s, DAOD’s, and D FHP Policy & Guidance documents
18Responsibilities CF H Svcs All food items supplied to the CF, as a contractual requirement,satisfies Federal standards regarding food quality, the hygienicoversight of such food delivery becomes the responsibility of CF HSvcs. Overseas, where local purchase of some food items maybe necessary, CF H Svcs will advise on all health aspects andliaise 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; andd. liaise with local authority
19CF H Svcs Responsibilities 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 isexpected of all ranks
20Acts and RegulationsAuthority for enforcement of law as it affects food is vested in federal, provincial and municipal authoritiesHave class read Article 601 Food Control in Canada Para 1 – CFP 213
21Acts and Regulations Food and Drugs Act Federal Act under the direction of Health CanadaThe act provides for:a. the prohibition of the sale of food which is in any way, dangerous to health or adulterated in any way;
22Acts and Regulations Food and Drugs Act b. labeling which must avoid any form of deception with regards to it’s contents, including deceptive advertising;c. use of authorized preservatives; andd. controlling the use of antibiotics in food preservation;
23Meat and Canned Foods Act Acts and RegulationsMeat and Canned Foods ActFederal Act under the direction of Department of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection AgencyProvides the authority of the inspection of meat and meat products;Provides for a federal inspection service at meat packing plant; andInspections are carried out by veterinarians
24Animal Contagious Diseases Act Acts and RegulationsAnimal Contagious Diseases ActFederal Act under the direction of the Department of AgriculturePrevention and control of animal diseases;Control of Anthrax, Brucellosis, Rabies and Tuberculosis
25Provincial Legislation Acts and RegulationsProvincial LegislationPublic Health legislation related to the consumption of infected food items;Administrated by Medical Officers of Health and Public Health inspectors; andFood items for sale at general public shops/stores and restaurants.
26Municipal Legislation Acts and RegulationsMunicipal LegislationProvincial legislation allows for municipal government to pass local by-laws regulating the sale of food within that municipalityStatutes may be in place at the municipal level to enforce provincial public health regulations
27Control 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
28Control 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; andb. 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.
29Administration and Enforcement FoodAny 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
30Administration and Enforcement InspectorAny person designated as an inspector for thepurpose for the enforcement of this ActSubsection 22(1)
31Administration and Enforcement Unsanitary ConditionsSuch conditions or circumstances as might contaminate with dirt or filth, or renderinjurious to health, a food
32Administration 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 ActAn inspector shall be given a certificate in a form established by the Minister or the president of the CFIA attesting to the inspector’s 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
33Administration 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
34Administration 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
35Administration 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
36Administration 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)
37Administration 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
38Administration 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
39Administration 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; andc. any labeling or advertising material
40Administration 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.
41Administration 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;
42Administration 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; ande. was manufactured, prepared, preserved, packaged or stored under unsanitary conditions
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