GAP Compliant Portable Restrooms
United Site Services is the leader in portable restroom rentals and safety. We take pride in our porta potty rentals and our GAP Compliant Portable Restrooms. Does your organization have a documented GAP Compliant restrooms? Find our how USS can help with your GAP compliant restrooms needs, Click here to request a quote.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has developed a program that is intended to assess a participant’s efforts to minimize the risk of contamination of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and miscellaneous commodities by microbial pathogens based on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “Good Agricultural Practices", GAP compliant restrooms should be implemented on all farms to ensure that food is safe and healthy. According to the official “Good Agricultural Practices & Good Handling Practices Audit” used by the USDA to check farms, the following items pertain to the sanitation facilities at your work sites:
- Employees are required to wash their hands before beginning or returning to work
- Readily understandable signs are posted to instruct employees to wash their hands before beginning or retuning to work
- All toilets/ restroom/ field sanitation facilities are serviced and cleaned on a scheduled basis.
Does your organization have a documented GAP Compliant Restrooms and/or GHP food safety Program?
Get your 115...here's How
In the General Section of the audit, sections G-7 through G-12 pertain specifically to the sanitation for your workers and are worth 75 points of a 180 total points on the General Questions section of a GAP audit. In Section 2, Field Harvest and Field Packing Activates, section 2-2 through 2-5 are worth 40 points of a 185 total points for this section. Proper sanitation for your workers in not only beneficial to the health & safety of your workers and your produce, but also worth 115 points on a GAP audit. Don't risk poor quality and a poor audit, make sure you have GAP compliant equipment in place for your field workers.