The structure housing the dairy equipment shall be of sufficient area to carry out work under sanitary/ hygienic condition.
Structure and design shall be able to allow for location of equipment in such a way that does not impede product and personnel flow.
Materials used in construction shall be non-toxic to human.
The materials shall be water proof and non-decomposable under the work environment. BUT this excludes polyethylene linings.
The walls inside the workroom shall be smooth, cleanable, and have uniform pattern.
Equipment and Hygiene
All Equipment surfaces that come into contact with milk shall be food grade (non-toxic, non-inert to milk and its products, non-absorbent or adsorbent, and not affected by cleaning chemicals), preferably stainless steel, aluminium alloys of tin and mild steel.