DPC 25, Cleaning & Sanitation Responsibilities for Bulk Pickup & Transport Tankers

Item #: DPC-025

Published: 1999

Pages: 25

This guideline emphasizes the necessity for following proper procedures for shipping milk products and for keeping bulk pickup and transport tankers clean. This guideline also identifies those responsible for this cleanliness and gives step-by-step procedures for cleaning and sanitizing tankers, including procedures for inspection, for tagging cleaned vessels and for keeping appropriate records.

Information on materials and construction as well as on safety precautions and OSHA requirements are also covered. Issues related to hauling other food products are discussed in regard to recent public health issues.

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Table of Contents:
INTRODUCTION
DEFINITIONS AND TERMS
I.   AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES: RECEIVING, CLEANING, SANITIZING, INSPECTION AND FACILITIES
     HAULER/RECEIVER/DRIVER
     TRUCK OWNERS/PLANT MANAGERS
     REGULATORY AUTHORITIES
     TRAINING AND LICENSING
     RECEIVERS
II.  CLEANING AND SANITIZING PROCEDURES; HAULER RESPONSIBILITIES
     CLEANING/SANITIZING THE TRANSFER PUMP
     CLEANING/SANITIZING THE TRANSFER HOSE
     COP CLEANING OF FITTINGS AND HOSE
     CLEANING THE OUTSIDE OF TANK TRUCKS
III.  PROCEDURES; DAIRY PLANT OR RECEIVING STATION RESPONSIBILITIES
     TANK CLEAN IN PLACE (CIP) PROCEDURES
     TANK MANUAL CLEANING PROCEDURE
IV. VERIFICATION AND DOCUMENTATION
     TAGGING PROCEDURES
     INSPECTION AND VERIFICATION OF PROCEDURES
V.  PUBLIC HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS
     PATHOGEN CONTROL
     HAULING OTHER FOOD PRODUCTS
     HAULING PASTEURIZED MILK PRODUCTS
VI. MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
     3-A STANDARDS FOR TANK TRUCK CONSTRUCTION
     REPAIR OR MODIFICATION OF TANKERS
VII.  MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION
     BRUSHES
     RE-SANITIZING PROCEDURES FOR OUT OF SERVICE TANKS
     MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION REGARDING CLEANING CHEMICALS
     CHEMICAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
APPENDIX A: OSHA AND SAFETY CONSIDERATION FOR CONFINED SPACES
     OSHA REQUIREMENTS
     FOR INSPECTION PURPOSES ONLY
     SAFETY PROCEDURES FOR MILK TANK INSPECTIONS
APPENDIX B:  DAIRY TRANSPORT TANKER INSPECTION FORM

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DPC 25, Cleaning & Sanitation Responsibilities for Bulk Pickup & Transport Tankers

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