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Course Overview

Foodborne illnesses are usually infectious or toxic in nature and caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances entering the body through contaminated food or water. Foodborne pathogens can cause severe diarrhoea or debilitating infections including meningitis. Chemical contamination can lead to acute poisoning or long-term diseases, such as cancer. Foodborne diseases may lead to long-lasting disability and death. Examples of unsafe food include uncooked foods of animal origin, fruits and vegetables contaminated with faeces, and raw shellfish containing marine biotoxins.  Therefore it is important to have awareness of good practices

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, the participants will have better understanding of:

  1. Importance of Food Safety
  2. Food safety hazards and controls
  3. Personal hygiene
  4. Pest infestation and controls
  5. Cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing
  6. Safe handling and storage of food

Intended For

This course is designed for anyone who is responsible to manage food safety in compliance with both their organization’s policy and best practice in food safety.   It will be useful to all those who prepare and handle food, be it in household, restaurants or in food processing and packing industry.

About the Instructors

Diss Online Training
DISS is Qatar’s leading Training and consulting institution in the field of HSE & Management. Our aim is to give organizations the tools and knowledge they need to protect their employees and to increase profitability through developing corporate competencies.