November 12, 2014
A food preparation worker is responsible for a lot more than making sure something is delicious. Handling food products all day that are meant for others to consume means that they are susceptible to many potential illnesses, and have to stay healthy themselves to protect others. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Food Preparation Workers.
OSHA Required Training
When OSHA Requires Emergency Evacuation Training:
If fire extinguishers are provided in your workplace and/or anyone will be evacuating during a fire or other emergency. See full OSHA regulation for more details.
When there is a change.
Downloadable Emergency Evacuation Training Resources (free):
When OSHA Requires First Aid Training:
In the absence of a nearby hospital or clinic (more than 4 minutes away), a designated employee should be trained to render first aid. See full OSHA regulation for more details.
Retraining for life threatening emergencies should occur annually. Retraining for non-life-threatening response should occur ‘periodically’.
Downloadable First Aid Training Resources (free):
When OSHA Requires Personal Protective and Respiratory Equipment Training:
When an employee is required to wear PPE, they must be trained on its usage. See full OSHA regulation for more details.
Retraining required when the type of PPE changes, employee demonstrates inability to use PPE properly, or when the workplace changes in a way that renders previous training obsolete.
Downloadable Personal Protective and Respiratory Equipment Training Resources (free):
Industry Best-Practice Training(Not required by OSHA)
Downloadable Hand Hygiene Training Resources (free):
Downloadable Slips, Trips and Falls Training Resources (free):
Downloadable Hand Safety Training Resources (free):