FOOD SAFETY SUPERVISOR
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety AND SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices.
These units describe the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses, as well as the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to and to handle food safely during the storage, preparation, display, service and disposal of food.
They require the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures, identify and control food hazards and follow predetermined procedures as outlined in a food safety program.
This unit applies to all tourism, hospitality and catering organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation or bar areas.This includes restaurants, cafes, clubs, hotels, bars, tour operators, attractions, function, event, exhibition and conference caterers, educational institutions, aged care facilities, correctional centres, hospitals, defence forces, cafeterias, kiosks, canteens, fast food outlets, residential caterers, in-flight and other transport caterers.
It applies to food handlers which can be any person who directly handles food or food contact surfaces food such as cutlery, plates and bowls. People at many levels use this skill in the workplace during the course of their daily activities, including cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar and food and beverage attendants and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.
Safe food handling practices are based on an organisation’s individual food safety program. The program would normally be based on the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) method, but this unit can apply to other food safety systems.
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