Principles of Food Hygeine and Safety

Course content

  • Legislation
  • Bacteriology
  • Food poisoning
  • Cross contamination
  • Cleaning
  • Personal hygiene
  • Food storage and preservation

Learning aims

The link between contaminated food and illness is well established. It is important that all care workers are aware of their individual role when it comes to the safe handling of food.

Staff will be able to describe safe working practices, to recognise (and thus prevent) common causes of food contamination.

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