Ohio Level 1 Certification in Food Protection
This course is approved by the Ohio Department of Health for Level 1 Food Protection Certification. It covers food safety guidelines regarding personal hygiene, food storage, preparing and handling food, and maintaining a safe environment. The practices in this course can help you protect food quality and prevent foodborne illness.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Define food safety and its goals, benefits, impact, proper adherence, critical control points, and recall requirements.
- Recall biohazards, symptoms and causes of common foodborne illnesses, identify spoilage signs and causes.
- Identify three types of contamination, explain how food becomes hazardous, and recognize how to preserve food.
- Understand time, temperature, and control with relation to food handling and how to properly take the temperature of food and maintain the temperature while storing food.
- Discuss personal hygiene importance and practices, and food handling practices and techniques.
- Understand procedures for acquiring and receiving food, considerations for meat and poultry, and proper food storage.
- Identify both proper and improper cleaning and sanitizing procedures and implications.
- Identify signs and eradication procedures for pest infestation.
This course does not have a final exam.
- Lesson 1: Introduction to Food Safety
- Lesson 2: Biohazards, Foodborne Disease, and Food Spoilage
- Lesson 3: Contamination
- Lesson 4: Food and Temperature Control
- Lesson 5: Preventing Food Contamination
- Lesson 6: Food Receiving and Storage
- Lesson 7: Sanitizing
- Lesson 8: Pest Control