Procedure for Thermometer Calibration

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<ul><li><p>7/24/2019 Procedure for Thermometer Calibration</p><p> 1/3</p><p>PROCEDURE FOR: Thermometer CalibrationREVISION 00 DATE: 8/1/!00"</p><p>1#0 S$o%eThe aim of this procedure is to give correct instructions for calibrating the foodthermometer. Calibration has to be done twice a week.</p><p>!#0 Re&amp;eren$eVSP Operations Manual 2</p><p>'#0 (e)al an* Re)+lator, Re-+irement.VSP Operations Manual 2 ! CC" Polic#</p><p>"#0 A+thorit, an* re.%on.ibilit, $eneral responsibilities for correct implementation are established b# re%uirement of</p><p>the Vessel Sanitation Program.</p><p> &amp;etailed responsibilities for correct implementation are assigned to'</p><p> (ead of &amp;epartment ) *+, Manager</p><p> Chef</p><p> -ssistant *+, Manager</p><p> Maitre d</p><p> Crew members and sta/</p><p>#0 Pro$e*+re</p><p>(ow do #ou know a thermometer is accurate0The answer is to check it in ice water. 1ater freees at 324 *.5 therefore6 a glass of icewater will be ver# close to 324*. *ollow these steps for checking and calibration'</p><p> Prepare' put the crushed ice into the pitcher or glass and add some water.</p><p> Set the thermometer in the handle.</p><p> Set the thermometer into ice water.</p><p> "eave for a few minutes. 7ou can tell if the thermometer is accurate if it reads 324*.</p><p>8f the thermometer is not accurate6 #ou can calibrate it. -t the back portion of thedial6 there should be a he9agonal or s%uare nut. 1hile the thermometer is still in theice water6 use a wrench to hold the nut secure and twist the dial portion until thetemperature indicator is on 324*.</p><p> Sanitie with an alcohol pad6 then put back into the handle.</p><p> The calibration has to be recorded in the log below.</p><p>Ste% b, Ste% Photo.</p><p>Page : of 3</p></li><li><p>7/24/2019 Procedure for Thermometer Calibration</p><p> 2/3</p><p>PROCEDURE FOR: Thermometer CalibrationREVISION 00 DATE: 8/1/!00"</p><p>Setting the thermometer into thehandle.</p><p>"eave it a few minutes inthe ice water.</p><p>-d;ust until thetemperatureindicator is on32o*</p><p>while thermometer</p><p>still in the ice water.</p><p>-fter calibrationhas been donesanitie with</p><p>-lcohol Prep Padand put back into</p><p>the handle.</p><p>Foo* Thermometer Calibration (o)</p><p>Shi% Name Vo,a)e No# Date Time S+%eri.or on D+t,</p><p>Page 2 of 3</p></li><li><p>7/24/2019 Procedure for Thermometer Calibration</p><p> 3/3</p><p>PROCEDURE FOR: Thermometer CalibrationREVISION 00 DATE: 8/1/!00"</p><p>NAECalibratio</p><p>nRe.+lt</p><p>A*2+.tment Re-+ire*</p><p>Corre$te* Si)nat+re</p><p>Page 3 of 3</p></li></ul>