Transport and storage

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Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)

Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification

New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to

Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before

Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard

Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.

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Where to find help – at the end of each section we have indicated where you can get extra guidance if you need it.


Transport and storage

SH.TR.a Key


Producers must visibly inspect boxes, containers, trailers and bulkers before loading.

How you will be measured

  • Where transport is to be in bulk or in containers, crates or boxes from outside the Safe Haven Assured production unit a record of inspection for each load must be retained.
  • Any boxes, containers and bulkers not meeting the required standard of cleanliness must not be loaded.
  • Inspection records



Bulk transport is not recommended, but where it is used, the Safe Haven Assured member must obtain cleaning / disinfection records prior to loading

How you will be measured

Records include:

  • Date
  • Haulage Contractor
  • Details of load to be transported
  • Cleaning/disinfection records
  • Haulage records
  • Cleaning/disinfection records