If a new wash program is recommended use the guide below to determine a suitable wash program.  If the wash program is automated ensure that the selected wash program (in the guide below) is available. Use water quality & then hot water availability to select the most suitable wash program(s).  The numbers refer to the wash ..

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Produce a list of specific action(s) that are required to rectify the situation and  mitigate the risk of the issue recurring. Allocate the action to the person (this may not be the person who undertakes the action) who will take responsibility for the action to be completed. Set an agreed date for the action to be ..

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During the wash cycle count the number of slugs entering the receiver. Slug speed can be estimated by following this method: 1. Determine the time, in seconds, from when the air injector turns on to when the slug enters the receiver. 2. Calculate the entire length of the milk line in metres. 3. Divide the ..

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Ensure PPE is worn. A chemical test kit is required to assess whether the chemical characteristics comply with the requirements for effective cleaning. The test should be conducted on cleaning solutions that have been made up but not used. The tests to conduct are given in the Table below. Chemical test parameters for cleaning solutions ..

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Bulk Milk Tank wash program assessment Almost all new bulk milk tanks sold since the mid-1990s have automatic cleaning systems. The degree of flexibility to adjust the wash program varies enormously between brands and between models within a brand. Often the wash programs are coded (similar to that on automatic wash controllers for milking machines) ..

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Include any additional tests, observations and/or findings that may have been made. This may include any observations/assessments of the skills of the operators, wash routine deployed, or other factors that may contribute to the understanding(s) for the current hygie..

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Estimated cleaning solutions flow rate through clusters A visual inspection should be undertaken first to identify any clusters that may have uncharacteristic flow patterns. If there are any correct these first. Here is an example of correct (turbulent) flow through the cluster. More on how to measure flow rates throug..

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This is a list of Hygiene Investigations that are either in progress or have been completed. Since each investigation can contain plenty of data it is important to sync after changes have been made to any investigations. Creating a new investigation There are 16 steps to a full investigation.  Each step targets a particular element ..

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