Form YG5922 "Application / Checklist for a Permit to Operate a Food Vending Vehicle" - Yukon, Canada

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
APPLICATION / CHECKLIST FOR A PERMIT TO OPERATE A FOOD VENDING VEHICLE
“VENDING VEHICLE” as interpreted
in order to reduce microorganisms to a
STEPS TO FOLLOW FOR APPROVAL OF A
in the Eating and Drinking Regulations
safe level. An approved sanitizer must be
FOOD VENDING VEHICLE
pursuant to the Public Health and Safety
used for sanitizing. Sanitizing solution is
1. Before purchase, construction or improvement, please
Act means any lunch wagon, motor
to be changed on a regular basis.
submit detailed design and construction plans/drawings
vehicle, push cart or other type of vehicle
of the food vending vehicle and proposed menu to
operating as a Food Service Outlet.
“BASE OF OPERATION” means the
Environmental Health Services (EHS). Plan must show
approved location where a push cart is
“POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD”
equipment layout, plumbing design, material finishes
stored, cleaned, maintained and supplied
means any food in a form or state that
and details of the base of operation. Environmental
before and after use. It is equipped with
is capable of supporting the rapid and
Health Officers are available for consultation purposes.
mechanical refrigeration, tight, smooth,
progressive growth of disease causing
easy to clean surfaces and equipment, a
2. Once you are ready to operate, complete and submit this
organisms. Such foods include milk, eggs,
non-corroding metal two-compartment
Application / Checklist for a Permit to Operate a Food
meat, poultry, fish and shellfish; and their
dishwashing sink equipped with hot
Vending Vehicle, submit a water sample taken from the
products.
and cold running water, and suitable
push cart or vending vehicle’s faucets to the EHS Drinking
food storage to protect the food from
“CLEAN” means to remove food, soil, and
Water Laboratory, and arrange for your initial inspection.
contamination. Where a push cart cannot
other foreign material using an appropriate
3. Operators should be advised that health approval does
be stored at the base of operation, it must
detergent chemical cleaning agent.
not imply compliance with other by-laws or regulations,
be fitted with a washable and waterproof
Cleaning is completed prior to sanitizing.
and it is the applicants’ responsibility to obtain all
cover over the entire cart and stored
“SANITIZE” means to apply heat or
necessary approvals for a food vending vehicle (e.g.,
in such a manner as to protect it from
chemicals to clean food contact surfaces
fire, building, motor vehicles).
contamination.
APPLICATION
Proposed Date of Operation
Reason for Application:
Y Y Y Y/M M/DD
New Operation
Permit Renewal
Change of Ownership
Other
________________
CONTACT INFORMATION
Owner/Operator’s Name
Phone Number
Email
Owner’s Address
Postal Code
BUSINESS INFORMATION
Premises/Trade Name
Legal Business Name
Phone
Fax
Email
Vehicle/Cart Serial No.
Operating Location(s) of Unit
Base of Operation/Storage Location Address
Drinking Water Supply
(describe approved source)
Waste Water Disposal
(describe approved source)
Menu Items
Applicant’s Signature
Date
Y Y Y Y/M M/DD
A complete photographic record of the interior and exterior space has been attached and submitted
with this application.
Each food vending vehicle is subject to inspection and shall possess a permit to operate issued by an Environmental Health Officer, which is to be posted in a conspicuous
location in/on the unit. Permits are valid for the current year only and are not transferable.
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Public Health & Safety Act for the purpose of safeguarding public health. This information may be accessible
under the Access to Information & Protection of Privacy Act. Questions regarding the collection of this information should be directed to the Manager, Environment Health
Services, at (867) 667-8391.
YG(5922EQ)F2 Rev.05/2017
Page 1 of 2
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
APPLICATION / CHECKLIST FOR A PERMIT TO OPERATE A FOOD VENDING VEHICLE
“VENDING VEHICLE” as interpreted
in order to reduce microorganisms to a
STEPS TO FOLLOW FOR APPROVAL OF A
in the Eating and Drinking Regulations
safe level. An approved sanitizer must be
FOOD VENDING VEHICLE
pursuant to the Public Health and Safety
used for sanitizing. Sanitizing solution is
1. Before purchase, construction or improvement, please
Act means any lunch wagon, motor
to be changed on a regular basis.
submit detailed design and construction plans/drawings
vehicle, push cart or other type of vehicle
of the food vending vehicle and proposed menu to
operating as a Food Service Outlet.
“BASE OF OPERATION” means the
Environmental Health Services (EHS). Plan must show
approved location where a push cart is
“POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD”
equipment layout, plumbing design, material finishes
stored, cleaned, maintained and supplied
means any food in a form or state that
and details of the base of operation. Environmental
before and after use. It is equipped with
is capable of supporting the rapid and
Health Officers are available for consultation purposes.
mechanical refrigeration, tight, smooth,
progressive growth of disease causing
easy to clean surfaces and equipment, a
2. Once you are ready to operate, complete and submit this
organisms. Such foods include milk, eggs,
non-corroding metal two-compartment
Application / Checklist for a Permit to Operate a Food
meat, poultry, fish and shellfish; and their
dishwashing sink equipped with hot
Vending Vehicle, submit a water sample taken from the
products.
and cold running water, and suitable
push cart or vending vehicle’s faucets to the EHS Drinking
food storage to protect the food from
“CLEAN” means to remove food, soil, and
Water Laboratory, and arrange for your initial inspection.
contamination. Where a push cart cannot
other foreign material using an appropriate
3. Operators should be advised that health approval does
be stored at the base of operation, it must
detergent chemical cleaning agent.
not imply compliance with other by-laws or regulations,
be fitted with a washable and waterproof
Cleaning is completed prior to sanitizing.
and it is the applicants’ responsibility to obtain all
cover over the entire cart and stored
“SANITIZE” means to apply heat or
necessary approvals for a food vending vehicle (e.g.,
in such a manner as to protect it from
chemicals to clean food contact surfaces
fire, building, motor vehicles).
contamination.
APPLICATION
Proposed Date of Operation
Reason for Application:
Y Y Y Y/M M/DD
New Operation
Permit Renewal
Change of Ownership
Other
________________
CONTACT INFORMATION
Owner/Operator’s Name
Phone Number
Email
Owner’s Address
Postal Code
BUSINESS INFORMATION
Premises/Trade Name
Legal Business Name
Phone
Fax
Email
Vehicle/Cart Serial No.
Operating Location(s) of Unit
Base of Operation/Storage Location Address
Drinking Water Supply
(describe approved source)
Waste Water Disposal
(describe approved source)
Menu Items
Applicant’s Signature
Date
Y Y Y Y/M M/DD
A complete photographic record of the interior and exterior space has been attached and submitted
with this application.
Each food vending vehicle is subject to inspection and shall possess a permit to operate issued by an Environmental Health Officer, which is to be posted in a conspicuous
location in/on the unit. Permits are valid for the current year only and are not transferable.
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Public Health & Safety Act for the purpose of safeguarding public health. This information may be accessible
under the Access to Information & Protection of Privacy Act. Questions regarding the collection of this information should be directed to the Manager, Environment Health
Services, at (867) 667-8391.
YG(5922EQ)F2 Rev.05/2017
Page 1 of 2
CHECKLIST
All vending vehicles are to comply with the appropriate sections of regulations pursuant to the Public Health and Safety Act, and:
MARK BOX IF REQUIREMENT IS MET, LEAVE EMPTY IF NOT. USE N/A IF NOT APPLICABLE.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VEHICLES
1. RESTRICTED USE PUSH CARTS
The food vending vehicle is fully self-contained and easily mobile.
The restricted use push cart serves only pre-packaged food and
All components must be permanently assembled/affixed to the unit.
beverages (e.g., baked goods, ice cream novelties). Only restricted
use push carts are exempt from water, waste water, and hand wash
All food is prepared in the vending vehicle or prepared at an
sink requirements. All other general requirements AND push cart
approved and inspected food service establishment. All food
requirements apply to restricted use push carts.
products, including ice, are obtained from approved sources. Food
prepared at home must not be used or sold.
Any food sold at a restricted use push cart will be prepared prior to
arrival at the push cart, in an approved facility.
All surfaces (i.e., walls, ceiling, floor, counters, drawers, cupboards)
are constructed so as to be smooth, durable, non-absorbent, light
2. PUSH CARTS
colored and free of cracks and open seams.
A ‘base of operation’ may be required for the operation of a
Refrigeration unit(s) capable of maintaining potentially hazardous
push cart. This location must meet sanitation and food safety
foods at temperatures of 4°C (40°F) or below at all times is
requirements as directed by a health officer (see definition).
provided. Refrigeration requirements are outlined under each
The push cart serves only non-potentially hazardous or ready-
type of food vending vehicle.
to-eat potentially hazardous foods (e.g., hot dogs, commercially
Hot holding unit(s) capable of maintaining internal food temperature
precooked sausages or commercially precooked hamburger
at or greater than 60°C (140°F) at all times is provided for the hot
patties). No food preparation other than reheating is done on a
holding of potentially hazardous foods.
push cart. Raw meats or other potentially hazardous foods that
Accurate thermometers are provided and are in use to ensure
are not ready-to-eat are not permitted on any push cart.
refrigeration and hot holding temperatures are maintained.
The push cart is equipped with a designated handwashing basin that is
The unit is equipped with a sufficient supply of potable water
connected to the central plumbing and wastewater system of the unit.
obtained from an approved source and capable of supplying hot
Food must be protected from contamination at all times. This may
and cold pressurized water to the fixtures. Hot water of at least
involve the use of umbrellas, canopies, equipment coverings/lids,
43°C (110°F) is provided.
sneeze guards, depending on the design of the unit.
Potable water holding tank is constructed of food grade material
Refrigeration facilities capable of maintaining food at or below
and has been cleaned as per Cleaning and Disinfecting a Water
4°C (40°F) is provided. Though mechanical refrigeration (propane,
Holding Tank guidelines at least once per year.
battery, or generator) is preferred, gel ice packs or ice is acceptable
All hoses used to fill the water holding tank or water lines that connect
provided the foods are maintained at or below 4°C (40°F) at all times.
potable water supply to the plumbing fixtures are food grade. Hoses
When gel ice ice packs or ice are used for temperature control:
used to fill the water holding tank are used exclusively for that purpose
• Foods are kept in tight, waterproof, food grade containers.
and are protected from contamination when not in use.
• Food containers are completely surrounded by ice or gel packs.
Water samples are collected from the vending vehicle’s faucets and
• Foods are not in direct contact with ice or water.
submitted for bacteriological analysis prior to operating each year
and as required by a health officer.
• Ice is obtained from an approved source.
The vehicle is equipped with a wastewater storage tank that has direct
• Cooler should be provided with a drain (to wastewater
connection to all sink drains and with a capacity of at least 23 liters (5
storage tank) to allow for draining of ice water.
Imp. gal.) greater than the vehicle’s water storage tank. All wastewater
3. FOOD VENDING VEHICLES
is disposed of into an approved sanitary sewer (not a storm sewer).
Soap and paper towels, both in dispensers, are provided and
The vending vehicle is equipped with at least a two-compartment non-
located near the handwashing basin to facilitate hand washing.
corroding metal dishwashing sink for washing, rinsing and sanitizing
Adequate refuse containers are provided and garbage is disposed
utensils and equipment.
of in a sanitary manner.
The vending vehicle is equipped with a designated handwashing
Only single service utensils (not to be reused) are offered for
basin that is connected to the central plumbing and wastewater
consuming food and beverages, and are stored in a clean/sanitary
system of the unit.
manner prior to their use.
All openings (i.e., doors and windows) are supplied with properly-fitted
Every food handler will:
screens, and service areas equipped with a sliding panel.
• observe good personal hygiene;
A powered exhaust canopy, filters and appropriate duct work are
• wear clean garments and clean footwear; and
installed to carry off cooking odours, gases, vapours and grease-laden
• practice proper hair control (wear hair net, cap and/or have
air given off by grills, deep fryers and other types of cooking apparatus.
long hair restrained).
Mechanical refrigeration capable of maintaining potentially hazardous
Food preparation equipment and food contact surfaces will be
foods at or below 4°C (40°F) at all times is provided.
frequently cleaned and sanitized. Cleaning supplies and sanitizers
The vending vehicle has a secure power supply which is sufficient for
are to be readily available.
the operation of equipment and for maintaining required heating and
All foods must be protected from contamination at all times.
cooling temperatures.
Assessment performed on (date): __________________
Reviewed by: ____________________________________ (EHO) on (date) ________________
by: _____________________________________________
Permit to Operate:
The final responsibility for ensuring that food or
Issued for a Restricted Use Push Cart
drink offered for sale is wholesome and free of any
Issued for a Push Cart
condition that could cause illness or physical harm
to a consumer rests with the vendor.
Issued for a Food Vending Vehicle
Environmental Health Services,
Issued with the Following Conditions: __________________________________________
#2 Hospital Rd., Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 3H8
_______________________________________________________________________________
P: (867) 667-8391 F: (867) 667-8322
E-mail: environmental.health@gov.yk.ca
_______________________________________________________________________________
Toll-free: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 8391
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