1. Florida requires all food service employees to be trained on proper food handling and hygiene practices every three years. (this is in addition to their assigned duties) .
2. That all food service employees must receive their certification within 60 days of after employment.
3. Training must be presented by a Certified Professional Food Manager
Section 509.409, F.S. State of Florida Provider #1519600; State of Illinois Program Approval #14-049.
CUSTOM OPTIONS AVAILABLE!
Don't over pay for your Food Handler training. Safe Food Systems can train your Food Handlers at your location or in our Fort Lauderdale, Florida based training campus. Call us today at (954) 564-8993 or (866) 564-8993 for your custom quote. We can train and certify one food handler or many! We are your trusted partner.
FOOD SAFETY FIRST!
Food Handler Training Book or DVD Video Kit
When you purchase the Safe Food Systems Food Safety First! food handler training kit or book, you may reproduce the quizzes, training logs, handouts, and workbooks and train and certify your staff yourself (this option requires a CPFM and onsite PIC). Depending on your business size you can save thousands of dollars with our training kit.
The Safe Food Systems FOOD SAFETY FIRST! is convenient because it is designed for in-house training and certificates are signed by your Certified Professional Food Manager. Certificates are available directly from us in single and multi-employee packages.
The FOOD SAFETY FIRST! DVD training program was created by Drexel University and Safe Food Systems, Inc. to provide you as a food service proprietor with an effective tool for maintaining sanitary conditions in your place of business. It will teach proper refrigeration, freezing, cooking, and reheating methods to prevent loss due to food spoilage and it will provide assistance in complying with governmental regulations, whether they are federal, state, or local regarding cleanliness, storage, cooking and training procedures in the industry.
The Centers for Disease Control(CDC) estimates that each year in the United States there are 48 million cases of food-borne illness that result in an 3,000 deaths. The majority of these food-borne illnesses are caused by poor food handling practices -namely time-temperature abuse, cross-contamination and poor personal hygiene.
Department of Agriculture and/or Department of Business & Professional Regulations (please check to see which department you are licensed under) require that each establishment have a designated "person-in-charge" available during all hours of operation who holds a Food Safety Manager Certification from one of the four (4) ANSI-CFP approved certification exams. Any one of these nationally recognized certification exams demonstrates to the inspector, the public, and to employees and co-workers, a commitment to providing safe food to consumers.
This Certified Professional Food Manager is responsible for the training of employees who handle and prepare food in the establishment.
Safe food-handling practices protect customers, increase profitability, reduce liability, promote goodwill, maintain patronage, and enhance a business' competitive position.
Check your state, municipality codes for applicable rules.
FOOD SAFETY FIRST! is an economical food safety DVD training system designed for introducing new employees to the proper care necessary for safety in the food industry.
Five modules in both English and Spanish are included on one DVD. Complete with a trainer's manual, reproducible handouts, tests, and a training log. By using this food safety training DVD system, you an affordability and easily train your entire staff.
Our new system will include a USB option as well as online access!
In 2001, Safe Food Systems had our FOOD SAFETY FIRST! program certified by the State of Florida for use as a third party provider of the required Food Handler Training.
In 2010, we updated the videos to the 2009 FDA Food Code which is currently observed in Florida.
Created from the DVD Kit, this easy to comprehend book is designed for line staff and non-management personnel in retail food operations. This material meets the requirements for food handler training in most jurisdictions.
EVERY ESTABLISHMENT USING OUR SYSTEM NEEDS TO HAVE ONE PHYSICAL COPY OF THIS BOOK (or the training DVD kit) ON-PREMISE FOR THE HEALTH INSPECTOR UPON REQUEST!
No need to buy a new book for each employee. Just purchase additional certificates!
All items are available for pickup in our Fort Lauderdale, Florida office. USPS Flat Rate Shipping - add $10 booklet or certificates. $16 for the kit.