GMP Training 


Bacteria are...

  • Microscopic 
  • Found anywhere 
  • Mostly harmless with some exceptions
  • Sometimes the cause of spoilage
  • Only sometimes the cause of illness
  • Found in large number when hygiene is poor

Some Illustrations of bacteria found in the most common places

Food Poisoning can be...

Food Poisoning is caused due to


  • Exotoxin , examples of which are Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium botulinum, Bacillus cereus
    occurs when the organism grows in the food and releases a toxin, secreted as waste. It is the ingestion of the toxin, not the organism that causes illness
  • Endotoxin, examples of which are Salmonella sp., Campylobacter, E. coli, Bacillus cereus
    occurs when live organisms are ingested and grow, usually in the gastrointestinal tract, and cause illness

Where do bad bacteria come from?

Dirty hands 

Dirty and long fingernails 

Dirty Uniform 

Open Cuts 

Being sick at work 

Smoking in the food area 

3 bacteria we need to watch out for

Good Manufacturing Practices

Which among the following looks like a correct practice for wearing Uniforms?

What looks appropriate for our Operations at Enstek?

Hand washing procedure


Practice washing your hands: 

  • After using the toilet 
  • Before eating 
  • Before and while preparing food
  • When you touch raw food materials, contaminated surfaces, your face, nose, ears of other parts of your body 
  • Whenever your hands are dirty

Can you help us put the 8 steps of hand washing in the correct order?

  • Wet your hands and apply soap (Surgibac) on your palms
  • Rub your palms to lather
  • Rub each finger and between fingers
  • Scrub nails on palms
  • Rub back of hands and in between fingers
  • Wash hands with clean sufficient water
  • Dry hands with a clean tissue/ cloth/ dryer
  • Sanitize your hands with Ecocare 360

All employees must wear hair & beard nets to contain their hair at GMP areas. Which of the following looks like a correct practice to you?

Hair condition & accessories

  • Hair must be kept clean
  • Hair curlers, hair combs, barrettes, clasps, and bobby pins are not allowed
  • Beads, glitters, or other hair ornaments that could fall into the product are not allowed
  • Plain elastic or rubber bands (without wood/ plastic/ metal decorations) may be used to hold long hair in place
  • Company issued hairnets must be worn, and must completely contain the hair, covering the ears



Gloves that are intact and kept in a clean and sanitary condition are OK to be used


Gloves that are damaged or have become unsanitary must be replaced (e.g. after the hands touch the head, body, pick items up off the floor, or are used to handle any non-product zone item)

Let's see if you know the correct procedure for Product Handling

  • One must wear gloves for hand contact with ingredients and finished product
  • Use scoops to collect samples from food streams

Drugs Control


Pills, medication, and prescription drugs are not allowed in GMP Areas

The following are prohibited on the facility property:

  • Possession and/or drinking of alcoholic beverage
  • Possession and/or use of narcotics or illegal drugs

Diseases Control

Help us identify what one must do in case of the following situations

  • If you have minor cuts or injuries
    Review the condition with your manager and the Food Safety Manager before reporting to your work area
  • If you have exposed sores or skin disorders
    Don't work on opened product, product contact surfaces, or packaging materials
  • If you have a cut but the Food Safety manager has cleared you for work
    Cover the cut with an impermeable sanitary material (approved glove) or a Company issued metal detectable band-aid
  • If body fluids are released in the GMP areas
    Follow proper cleanup procedures

Who is authorized to carry mobile phones to the line?

  • All technicians working on the line
  • Contract Workers
  • Company approved cell phone holders
  • Management team
  • PLT

Which of the following are considered GOOD practices?

  • Using handrails when ascending and descending stairs
  • Spitting on plant premises
  • Following the yellow walkway
  • Using bender clips for a stack of papers
  • Clean and trimmed fingernails
  • Wearing jewelry & watches
  • Carrying food, tobacco, gum, cough drops
  • Sitting or standing on product surfaces
  • Using private cell phones
  • Purses or wallets & personal belongings
  • Clean shave