Controlling Cross-contamination

$20.00 = 1yr access & certificate

How to avoid cross-contamination by following simple practices in the preparation and handling of food products.



Cross-contamination occurs when harmful bacteria transfers to ready-to-eat food from another source.

Bacterial cross-contamination is most likely to happen when raw food touches or drips onto ready-to-eat food, utensils or surfaces.

So, if your food business handles both raw and ready-to-eat (RTE) foods its important to take steps in order to avoid bacteria spreading onto RTE foods.

This Controlling Cross-contamination course is designed to provide food business operators with an understand of how to reduce the risks of cross-contamination.

This is very important because E. coli 0157 is a particularly harmful bacterium and food business must ensure their ready to ready foods are not be contaminated by it.

What you will learn

SECTION 1 | E. Coli 0157 Health Risks

| What is E. Coli 0157?

| Where does E. coli 0157 occur?

| What are the associated health risks?

| What is cross-contamination?

SECTION 2 | Preventing Cross-Contamination

| Separation;

| Cleaning & Disinfection;

| Personal Hygiene & Handling Practice

SECTION 3 | Good Practice

| Management Controls

| Training

Who is this course for?

Anyone who manages or works in a food business that handles both raw and ready-to-eat foods.

Why is this course important?


Is there an assessment?

Yes.  On completion of the course content there is a short 10 question assessment.  Achieving 80% or more releases the completion certificate.  You can retake the assessment as many times as required.  There is no additional cost.  You can order a posted version of your certificate here.

Can I assign this course to others?

Yes.  Our platform is designed to make it simple to send training to colleagues and track their progress.  Simply click ‘Enable’ group purchase as checkout.  This will give you access to the Enrol tool.  The enrol tool is a way to sending secure course access via email.

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