Personal Hygiene in GMP Environments
This eLearning module reviews hygiene and sanitation at the workplace including personnel, premises, equipment, apparatus, processes, and raw materials. It investigates all sources of contamination of the final product, with a primary focus on personal hygiene.
Introduction to personal hygiene and its importance in drug manufacturing
Regulatory expectations and importance of instructions
Typical sources of contamination
Importance of maintaining cleanliness of body, hair, nails, and clothes.
When and how to wash hands
Annual health check up and expected behavior when sick
Overview of good design of premises and toilets
Animation: Demonstrating the story of “Typhoid Mary” and the risk of contamination spread
Animation: Requirement of good health at workplace
Why it matters
Contaminated drug products due to unhygienic workplace conditions can lead to regulatory warning letters and failed inspections. it can also impact patient health and lead to reputation loss for the organization through product recall. An integrated comprehensive program of sanitation and hygiene ensures that all potential sources of contamination at the workplace are eliminated.
Who is it for
Training on personal hygiene procedures including wearing protective clothing apply to everyone entering production areas including employees\, contractors\, auditors and visitors