COLOUR CODING

A basic introduction to colour coding in the workplace


What is Colour Coding?

Colour coding assigns specific colours to cleaning equipment which is used in certain areas of a business or in manufacturing. Colour coding helps ensure greater production safety and more effectively separate processes thus minimising the risk of cross contamination. Colour coding aids HACCP and GMP compliance.


Advantages of Colour Coding

Minimise the risk of your products becoming contaminated with bacteria
Enforces compliance with higher cleaning standards
Improves day-to-day cleaning with greater attention paid to hygiene
Equipment is replaced less often reducing cleaning costs
Temperature and chemical resistant tools last longer
Improves day-to-day cleaning with greater attention paid to hygiene

Colour Coding Guide

Green
Blue
Yellow
Red
White

HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point which is a system designed to ensure the correct analysis and control of biological, chemical and physical hazards in the food production chain

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