Depending on the facility and the standard under which it is being audited, specific requirements and their implementation will vary. However, manufacturers who have strong programs in place should think of audits as opportunities to identify how to further improve operations rather than something to be feared.
Whatever the standard, Ecolab can help you prepare for an audit. Ecolab can provide public and on-site training and coaching to help ensure that your operation is running safely and efficiently and complying with appropriate standards.
This article, published in Food Safety Magazine can help you prepare for your next Food Safety Audit.