Food Safety Accreditation

Approved Food Safety Programme

Accreditation confirming compliance to the nominated food safety standards for Ambient Food storage and distribution. Exemption Certificate confirms approval of the Food Safety Programme being run and provides for exemption from the provisions of the Food Hygiene Regulations Act 1974, meeting requirements of s.8F of the Food Act 1981.

11 Timberly Road – Exemption Number AKC-NDYD-7PEV6X

  • “Clear” audit report received April 2014
  • Next audit due Apr 2015

RMP Registration

Hazard management plan to deal in Animal Products (both dairy and non-dairy) in a Cold / Dry store environment in accordance with the Animal Products Act 1999 and other relevant NZ legislation.

Currently positioned to roll out process within 4 weeks pending prospective client advice.

OMAR export requirements researched and positioned to be able to comply (i.e. EU listing requirements) within 3 months.

MAFBNZ Accreditation / Certification

Approved Transitional Facility (ATF) – 3 Facilities

Transitional facilities are approved to hold and manage imported risk goods that are brought into New Zealand, and are generally used for importing goods such as food products, things made from wood or plant material, sea containers, used machinery or vehicles, and other products that might have some associated biosecurity risk. These goods may undergo an inspection or treatment of some kind at the transitional facility before they can be “cleared” by MAFBNZ.

11 Timberly Road – ATF No. 16130

  • Exp. “Continues in force until revoked”
  • Either revoked (for serious breaches in conditions), or if the facility closes down, or there is a change in Operator.

74 Westney Road – ATF No. 14214

  • Exp. “Continues in force until revoked”
  • As above – either revoked for serious breach, or if the facility closes, or there is a change in Operator

 3 Timberly Road – ATF No. 14214

MAFBNZ Transfer Facility Operator (TFO)

Facilities receiving sea containers must have one or more Accredited Persons (APs) available to check containers.

 Timberley

  • Dave Allen                          2015
  • Rickey Enoka                     2015
  • Jatinder Singh                   2015
  • Daniel Yuan                        2016
  • Malifa Levao                       2014
  • Mike Thomas                     2016
  • Monetti Lataimaumi        2016

Westney

  • Janette Stevens                 2015
  • Selane Masina                  2016
  • Petelo Maka                       2015
  • Oryon Nicols                     2015
  • Mike Thomas                    2016

Dangerous Goods (DG)

Handling & Storage Certification / Accreditation

Location Test Certificate (LTC)

Similar to the old Dangerous Goods Licence. If you hold very flammable substances or oxidising substances at your facility and they exceed the amounts set down in the legislation, you will need a Location Test Certificate and a Test Certifier will need to visit your facility to issue it. There are some limitations and exceptions to this but these apply mainly to flammable substances stored on farms and to exempt laboratories.

11 Timberly Road – Exp. 01/06/2014

  • Class 2.1.2A            4,000 litres
  • Class 3.1B              10,000 litres

74 Westney Road – Exp. 01/06/2014

  • Class 2.1.2A                     100 kg
  • Class 3.1B               5,000 litres

3 Timberly Road – Exp. 01/06/2014

  • Class 2.1.2A           4,000 litres
  • Class 3.1B             10,000 litres

Approved Handler Certificates (AH Certified)

An AH is somebody who has demonstrated to a registered DG Test Certifier their knowledge, experience and competence in handling specific DG’s and has been certified as such. The detail is found in the regulations (Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Personnel Qualifications) Regulations 2001).

 Timberley

  • Daniel Yuan – Exp. 02/06/2016
  • Mike Thomas – Exp. 14/07/2016

Westney

  • Janette Stevens – Exp. 02/06/2016
  • Mike Thomas – Exp. 14/07/2016
  • Mohammed Mobeen – Exp. 15/03/2019
  • Selane Masina – Exp. 02/06/2016

First Aid Certified

First Aid Certificate (First Aiders)

Certified First Aiders are persons who are trained and certified in “First Response” to anybody who is injured or falls sick – particularly in the workplace, and for an employer to have these persons on-site is seen as part of their responsibility in taking “all practicable steps to provide first aid facilities” under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE Act). SCS currently has a ratio of 1:20 for “First Aiders” to Staff on-site.

Timberly

  • Mike Thomas – Exp. Sep 2014
  • Dan Yuan – Exp. Feb 2016

Westney

  • Simon Murray – Exp. Mar 2015
  • Janette Stevens – Exp. Sep 2014

Health & Safety – Accreditation

ACC WSMP Accreditation to Secondary Level

The ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices (WSMP) programme is a three tier process designed to reward medium / large businesses who continue to strengthen their workplace health and safety systems and practices on successful achievement of a level / tier – and earn discounts on the ACC work related component of its levies.

The programme recognizes that workplace injuries have significant and far-reaching costs and impacts. For the business, they can mean disruptions, lost productivity and profits, absenteeism, the need to find (and sometimes train) replacement staff, and official investigations.

SCS’s dedication to workplace H&S has enabled it to achieve secondary level accreditation – a level that has secured a 15% discount on ACC premiums over the next 24 months, and is enjoyed only by around 1000 other companies nationwide.

  • This level of accreditation is accomplished through successfully implementing strategies aimed at achieving extensive employee “buy-in” into the companies H&S systems and practices and displayed through high levels of employee compliance and participation in H&S policy, system and practice.

This continued dedication to H&S has now seen SCS poised to consider taking the next steps to achieve Tertiary Level accreditation on it’s next audit – a level that is seen as the pinnacle of H&S compliance and only attained by a select handful of companies in the country.

  • Achieving this level of compliance is an extremely intensive process and as opposed to the driver of the Secondary Level process being predominantly achieved through employee buy-in – this level is a management driven process with extensive effort required around developing strategies aimed at displaying management attitudes to H&S policy as seriously founded and focused on a “continual improvement framework across all aspects of workplace health and safety management”.

HACCP Certification

Training & Certification

AssureQuality HACCP training and certification in seven principles of HACCP, NZ legislation  and basic knowledge overview of HACCP implementation of HACCP Plan in a workplace.

  • Mike Thomas received training in June 2013.

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