Upon successful completion of this training program, you will understand:
- The basics of preventing food-borne illness, including understanding how illness are spread through contaminated food and how food becomes contaminated through unsafe practices
- Why hygiene is important, and how you prevent illness by good personal grooming, handwashing, and using protective articles
- How to recognize symptoms of communicable diseases and food borne illnesses that will keep you from working, and when you’ll need a physician’s approval before working with foods.
- How to safely accept and store food, including when food must be rejected and how to store food to prevent contamination.
- How to control food temperature to prevent food-borne illness, including how to measure and keep foods in safe temperature zones, and how to cool, thaw and reheat food safely.
- The right way of cleaning and sanitizing to maintain a safe environment.
- After completing the course a Certificate Program is available for the trainee consisting a quick quiz so you can be sure you understand the lesson and are prepared for the exam.
Contact Richmond County Environmental Health Department today to sign up at 910-997-8320