Modern science accepts that hands are the most common way by which disease-causing micro-organisms are transmitted and cause infection.
It is reported that 67% of people do not practice good hand hygiene (Infection Control Today).
Who is this Hand Hygiene for Food Workers course for?
This course is written to meet the needs of food workers where the requirement for clean hands is vital.
This hand hygiene for food workers course aims to increase the awareness of the importance of this simple but vital activity, and to make everyone aware of the risks associated with poor hand hygiene.
Vital hand washing technique will help improve a persons poor hygiene habit.
Hand Hygiene for Food Workers course content
This online course covers the following topics:
The importance of good hand hygiene practices
The skin and its functions
Types of bacteria
HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point)
Food poisoning statistics
Effective hand hygiene practices
Hand washing equipment
Occupational dermatitis – cause, prevention and treatment
Actions to take
On successful completion of this hand hygiene for food workers course you should be able to:
list the benefits of effective hand washing
name the categories of bacteria
explain what food-borne disease is
explain what HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is
wash your hands effectively
explain why hand hygiene is so important
explain why rubber gloves are used
explain what dermatitis is
describe the causes, prevention and treatment of occupational dermatitis
describe what can happen if stress becomes prolonged
It should take approximately 1 hour to complete the learning material, but this is dependent on you as the learner.
The online assessment for the course consists of 20 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% pass mark (15 or above) to obtain the certificate.
Hand Hygiene for Food Workers Certification
On successful completion of the online assessment, the learner will be able to print/save their Hand Hygiene for Food Workers certificate. In addition to this, an email is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate. This is the simplest, most convenient way to achieve compliance. Also, a QR code has been added to the certificate, which can be scanned by a smartphone to establish the certificate's validity.