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Facility: Mercey Springs Elementary School
Address: 1900 S. Mercey Springs Road, Los Banos, CA

The most recent inspection of this food facility resulted in a rating of
Satisfactory (Total Points: 7.00)
0-6  Points: Good
7-13 Points: Satisfactory
14+  Points: Unsatisfactory
Rating on date 6-30-2022: Satisfactory (Total Points: 7.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
6-30-2022 Handwashing soap and single use towels or drying device shall be provided in dispensers adjacent to each handwashing facility; dispensers shall be maintained in good repair. (113953.2) Adequate separate facilities shall be provided for handwashing, food preparation, and the washing of utensils and equipment. (113953, 113953.1) 6.00 Handwashing facilities shall be sufficient in number and conveniently located so as to be accessible at all times for use by food employees. Employees shall not clean their hands in a sink used for food preparation, warewashing, or in a service sink or a curbed cleaning facility used for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid waste. Do not place objects in front of the handwashing station, and do not place items, utensils or wiping cloths in the handwashing sink.

Handwashing facilities shall be equipped to provide warm water under pressure for a minimum of 15 seconds. If the temperature of water provided is not readily adjustable at the faucet, the temperature of the water shall be at least 100°F, but not greater than 108°F. Soap shall be provided in approved dispensers at, or adjacent to, handwashing facilities (no bars of soap). Single-use sanitary towels or hot-air blowers shall be provided at handwashing facilities in approved dispensing devices.
REPEAT/UNCORRECTED VIOLATION

1) KITCHEN HANDWASHING STATION NEXT TO THE EMPLOYEE RESTROOM: Pre-mixed running water measured at a maximum of approximately 90-90.5 F. The user does not have the ability to readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet. Repair to provide temperated water 100 F - 108 F or replace the faucet to provide separate hot and cold water valves so the user can readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet.

2) EMPLOYEE RESTROOM IN THE KITCHEN: Pre-mixed running water measured at a maximum of approximately70.5 F. The user does not have the ability to readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet. Repair to provide temperated water 100 F - 108 F or replace the faucet to provide separate hot and cold water valves so the user can readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet.
0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]
6-30-2022 Toilet facilities shall be maintained clean, sanitary and in good repair. Toilet rooms shall be separated by a well-fitting self-closing door. Toilet tissue shall be provided in a permanently installed dispenser at each toilet. The number of toilet facilities shall be in accordance with local building and plumbing ordinances. Toilet facilities shall be provided for patrons: in establishments with more than 20,000 sq ft.; establishments offering on-site food consumption. (113953, 113953.1, 113953.2, 114250, 114250.1, 114276) 1.00 Provide clean toilet facilities in good repair. Provide permanently installed toilet tissue dispenser(s) in all toilet facilities. Provide handwashing facilities within or adjacent to all toilet facilities. Soap shall be provided in dispensers at, or adjacent to, handwashing facilities. Single-use sanitary towels in dispensers or hot-air blowers shall be provided at handwashing facilities.

Customer restrooms are required for food facilities of more than 20,000 square feet if they were constructed after July 1 1984, and also applies to facilities of any size that were constructed after January 1, 2004 where there is onsite consumption of food. A "take-out only" food facility, with no seating indoors or outdoors, may not be required to provide customer restrooms. Check with the Division of Environmental Health and with the appropriate Planning Department before removing or restricting access to customer restrooms.
1) EMPLOYEE RESTROOM IN THE KITCHEN: Dust accumulation on the ventilation fan cover in the ceiling. Clean.

2) GIRLS RESTROOM IN THE CAFETERIA DINING AREA: The 1st handwashing sink faucet and soap dispenser were not functioning. Repair. (There were 2 other sinks and a soap dispenser that were functional in the same area.
0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]


Rating on date 4-16-2021: Good (Total Points: 5.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
4-16-2021 All utensils and equipment shall be fully operative, clean, and in good repair. (114115, 114175). All utensils and equipment shall be approved, installed properly, and meet applicable standards. (114130, 114130.1, 114130.2, 114130.3, 114130.4, 114130.5, 114130.6, 114132, 114133, 114137, 114139, 114143, 114153, 114155, 114163, 114165, 114167, 114169, 114172, 114175, 114177, 114180, 114182) 1.00 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. The food-contact surfaces of cooking equipment and pans shall be kept free of encrusted grease deposits and other debris accumulations.

Keep all food facilities, and all utensils, display cases, windows, counters, shelves, tables, refrigeration units, sinks, dishwashing machines, and other equipment or utensils used in the storage, preparation, sale, service, and display of food, clean, fully operative, and in good repair.

The non-food-contact surfaces of equipment shall be kept free of an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and other debris. Equipment shall be reassembled so that food-contact surfaces are not contaminated.
1) MILK BOX REFRIGERATION UNIT: The protective paint coating has peeled off causing rust/corrosion. Repair or replace.

2) 2-DOOR TALL BEVERAGE AIR REACH-IN REFRIGERATION UNIT: The protective paint coating has peeled off causing rust/corrosion. Repair or replace.
0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]
4-16-2021 Handwashing soap and single use towels or drying device shall be provided in dispensers adjacent to each handwashing facility; dispensers shall be maintained in good repair. (113953.2) Adequate separate facilities shall be provided for handwashing, food preparation, and the washing of utensils and equipment. (113953, 113953.1) 3.00 Handwashing facilities shall be sufficient in number and conveniently located so as to be accessible at all times for use by food employees. Employees shall not clean their hands in a sink used for food preparation, warewashing, or in a service sink or a curbed cleaning facility used for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid waste. Do not place objects in front of the handwashing station, and do not place items, utensils or wiping cloths in the handwashing sink.

Handwashing facilities shall be equipped to provide warm water under pressure for a minimum of 15 seconds. If the temperature of water provided is not readily adjustable at the faucet, the temperature of the water shall be at least 100°F, but not greater than 108°F. Soap shall be provided in approved dispensers at, or adjacent to, handwashing facilities (no bars of soap). Single-use sanitary towels or hot-air blowers shall be provided at handwashing facilities in approved dispensing devices.
1) BOYS RESTROOM IN THE CAFETERIA DINING AREA: All three handwashing sinks provided pre-mixed running water measured at a maximum of approximately 97 F - 119 F. The user does not have the ability to readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet. Repair to provide temperated water 100 F - 108 F or replace the faucet to provide separate hot and cold water valves so the user can readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet.

2) GIRLS RESTROOM IN THE CAFETERIA DINING AREA: All three handwashing sinks provided pre-mixed running water measured at a maximum of approximately 89 F - 94 F. The user does not have the ability to readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet. Repair to provide temperated water 100 F - 108 F or replace the faucet to provide separate hot and cold water valves so the user can readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet.

3) EMPLOYEE RESTROOM IN THE KITCHEN: Pre-mixed running water measured at a maximum of approximately 65 F. The user does not have the ability to readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet. Repair to provide temperated water 100 F - 108 F or replace the faucet to provide separate hot and cold water valves so the user can readily adjust the water temperature at the faucet.
0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]
4-16-2021 The potable water supply shall be protected with a backflow or back siphonage protection device, as required by applicable plumbing codes. (114192) All plumbing and plumbing fixtures shall be installed in compliance with local plumbing ordinances, shall be maintained so as to prevent any contamination, and shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. Any hose used for conveying potable water shall be of approved materials, labeled, properly stored, and used for no other purpose. (114171, 114189.1, 114190, 114192.1, 114193, 114193.1, 114195, 114197, 114199, 114201, 114269) 1.00 All plumbing and plumbing fixtures shall be installed in compliance with local plumbing ordinances, shall be maintained so as to prevent any contamination, and shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. MOP SINK: Leaking center backflow prevention device on the faucet. Repair or replace. 0122 CAFETERIA [SCHOOL]