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SafeStaff® Training

The SafeStaff® Program is the State of Florida’s Contracted foodhandler training  program and has been jointly developed by the Florida Restaurant Association (FRA) and Food Safety Training, Inc.  (FST).

The State of Florida mandates that all foodservice employees be trained in an approved food safety program.  A public foodservice establishment has 60 days from date of hire to train their employees with a Florida approved food safety training program.  The foodservice establishment shall be issued an original certificate  foreach employee certified and the employee shall receive an original wallet card.  Such cardor certificate shall be produced bya  certified foodservice employee or by the public foodservice establishment, respectively, in its duly issued original form upon request of the division.  The training is valid for three (3) years.  Managers are now required to keep reords of all SafeStaff ® Foodhandler Training.

Topics

  • How Is Food Contaminated?
  • Foodborne Illnesses
  • Importance of Personal Hygiene
  • Safe Methods of Preparing, Cooking, and Serving Food
  • Receiving & Soring Food
  • Controllng Pests

Contact us for all of your training and testing needs by calling 850-784-6105.

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/fnc/safestaff-training/