To lay down the procedure for operation and monitoring of Refrigerator.
This sop covers the procedure for operation and monitoring of Refrigerator and is applicable for Quality Control Department
QC Chemist/ Microbiologist
5.0 GENERAL CLEANING PROCEDURE
5.1 De dust the refrigerator daily externally with a clean dry cloth.
5.2 Once a week remove adhered dust by wet mopping using detergent solution . Afterwards wipe the surface with a clean dry cloth to remove traces of detergent.
5.3 Once in a month mop the interior surfaces with 2.5 % Savlon solution and then with a clean dry cloth.
6.0 OPERATING PROCEDURE
6.1 Ensure that the refrigerator is properly connected to the power supply, through a voltage stabilizer.
6.2 Switch ‘ON’ the main switch .
6.3 Keep the material in the fridge and close the door gently to avoid jerks.
6.4 Keep a calibrated thermometer at any one place in the fridge chamber and record the temperature, to know whether the fridge is functioning properly or not, once in the morning and once in the evening.
6.5 Report any discrepancy observed during operation or temperature monitoring to Quality Control executive and notify the defect to Engineering Department