Compatible Devices: Computer, tablet, mobile phone (Android, iOS)
Teaching Methods: Interactive activities, audio, video, full-text, etc.
Available Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and ASL
Length: 75 minutes
The purpose of the food handlers card training program is to prepare food handlers to enter the workforce by providing the required food safety information as specified by Riverside County Department of Environmental Health.
This training and test will prepare the learner to become a responsible food handler. A “food handler” is generally understood to be a food worker in a non-managerial role.
By the end of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Describe how food can make people sick, especially if they are highly susceptible to illness.
- Appreciate that the behavior of food workers directly affects the safety of food.
- Recognize common physical, chemical, or biological hazards.
- Identify when and how to wash hands.
- Keep the body and attire clean to prevent contaminating food and food contact surfaces.
- Use appropriate barriers to prevent bare hand contact with food.
- Identify which symptoms or illnesses should be reported to a manager.
- Identify the minimum internal temperature requirements for cooking specific foods.
- Determine the time and temperature requirements for hot and cold holding food.
- Identify appropriate methods and time and temperature requirements for cooling, reheating, and thawing food.
- Determine when and how to clean and sanitize food contact surfaces.
- Recognize signs of pest infestation.
- Use safe methods for storing food, chemicals, and waste.