Published: 07 January 2015
Author: The British Retail Consortium
Publisher: The British Retail Consortium
The control of all documents within food safety and quality systems (for both external and internal use) is important to ensure all your staff consistently apply the correct, up-to-date procedures.
These documents may include policies, procedures, work instructions, records, forms, specifications and data lists and any information that is written down and defined. The requirements for document control applies to both hard copies i.e. paper documents and electronic documents within the food safety and quality system.
These short guides are designed to help you interpret the Standard, and design robust systems and procedures that meet the requirements. Examples are given to explain the types of documents and procedures and the level of detail typically required.