Everyday Food Safety
Learn foundational skills for leading food safety on the floor every day.
Through 35 minutes of video lessons, short exercises and practical tools, this course teaches how to divide the work so everyone can play a part in keeping food safe.
Get a printable certificate as a Record of Training Completion!
Is This Training for Me?
This training is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Keen Operators working in food manufacturing/processing plants!
8 videos ~ 35 minutes lesson time
Practical exercises to take learnings to the plant
Eyes wide open: What to look for in the plant every day
Verifying records: The common patterns to look for when reviewing records
Talking to people: How to get the most out of interviews
Rating: How to rate issues you find
Prioritizing: How to respond to your findings based on their rating
After This Training You Will Be Able To:
Recognize issues on the floor with a clear understanding of what to look for
Assess gaps in records and document issues quickly and regularly
Assess gaps in skills and behaviour through good interviews
Define and rate the results of your findings
Prioritize the work and plan the activities to improve day-to-day practices
To access our online training, you will need:
- Desktop computer,
- Laptop computer,
- Tablet, or
- Mobile device
Your device will need to have the following capabilities:
- Video/audio output
- High-speed internet connection (minimum speed of 5Mbps recommended)
- The latest version of one of the following browsers: Google, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge
Why should I take this training?
This training will provide the basic skills needed to incorporate food safety into the daily operations of your plant. It provides a simple and practical approach that will enable everyone on the team to engage with food safety. The real results will come from doing the work.
Will this training solve problems with employee engagement?
This training is about "knowing what to do." But knowing what to do is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to employee engagement. The other components include: establishing clear measures of success, monitoring performance, and providing feedback when performance falls short of expectations.
How will this training positively impact my daily work?
After this training, you will know 10 simple things to look for in the plant, 10 things to look for in records, and 10 tasks to observe within your team. You will also be able to rate nonconformances, prioritize, and decide how much resources and attention to give to a particular situation. By doing these things every day, you will be able to address small problems before they become big ones.
Is this training aimed at everyone who works in the plant or just the quality department?
Although the training is focused on middle management, employees at all levels of the plant will learn something from this training! This training will teach you and your team simple and practical things they can do every day that will contribute to food safety in the plant.
Why should supervisors and operators take training in Everyday Food Safety?
Producing safe food starts with the employees who are in direct contact with the product throughout the process. By training them on what to look for every day in the plant and what to do if they find something wrong, they will be engaged and you will start seeing real improvements in food safety culture.
”Everyone is responsible for food safety" - how can "everyone" get involved in a meaningful way?
Every employee, at every level, can contribute to food safety in the plant by keeping their eyes open, checking their work area every day for anything unusual, and reporting any problems they find. This training explains in simple steps how to get everyone involved and doing their part.
Carla, Food Safety & Quality Leader
"We need good training at the operator level. Operators want to feel good about their work and feel proud of the job they are doing. This training gives them simple, tactical things they can do every day to maintain food safety and quality in the plant."
Tania, Quality Manager
"This training is concise and easy to digest.
The trainer goes through examples that anyone can definitely correlate. I'm a visual person and found the images utilized really useful."