Good Manufacturing Practices

GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practice. Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines have been developed by a variety or governmental and regulatory bodies for a variety of industries to ensure consumer and employee health and safety. For example, when developing a GMP for a cleanroom we must take into account the following (list below). This is in addition to guidelines for the protection of workers in the room who may have to handle dangerous substances or dangerous equipment.

Important considerations:

  • Controlled Access
  • Security
  • Sterilization Techniques for people, equipment and supplies
  • Controlled Environment
  • Ventilation

To find out more about GMP visit the WHO website