Food Handling Safety

Food Handling Safety Training

This Food Handling Safety discusses the contamination hazards that are associated with food handling, and the materials, equipment, and safe work practices employees should use to ensure that the foods they prepare won’t make someone else sick. The food supply in the United States is considered to be one of the safest in the world, yet according to the Centers for Disease Control, millions of Americans still come down with foodborne illnesses every year. Areas covered in the course include information on sources of foodborne illnesses, personal hygiene for food handlers, hand washing, cleaning and sanitizing, preventing cross-contamination, controlling food temperatures, and more. Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text, and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today. The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood and retained.

Food Handling Safety Course Topics

This online Food Handling Safety course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Sources of Foodborne Illness
  • Personal Hygiene for Food Handlers
  • Washing Your Hands
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination
  • Controlling Food Temperatures
  • Conclusion

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 30 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.