Staff Training Resources

ServSafe Norovirus Facts for Prevention: Keep your customers and employees safe by establishing a clear set of procedures to combat this contagious virus: PDF Format

Food Allergy Alert: An important guide to what managers need to know to train staff regarding food allergies, created by Iowa State University, University Extension. Revised October 2008: PDF format

Food Allergy Training Quiz: A quiz for your employees to be used with the materials provided in the manager food allergen information guide created by the Iowa State University, University Extension: PDF format

Cross Out Cross Contamination: A PowerPoint presentation, that can be used for employee education, highlighting the common sources of cross contamination and strategies to eliminate its occurrence. Available for download: PDF format

Food Safety is in Your Hands – Lesson Plan: A plan for creating a hand washing training session for all employees, includes suggestions for videos and other methods of instruction. Available for download: PDF format

Hand Washing How To’s: A 17 slide presentation designed to be used with the Food Safety is in Your Hands Lesson Plan: PDF format

Sandwich Making in a Contamination-Free Work Area: Presentation identifies causes of cross contamination in the sandwich making and illustrates actions that can be taken to prevent cross contamination. Available for download: PDF format

YUCK Photos: A gallery of photos that show the growth of microorganisms on food contact surfaces. Created by the Iowa State University, University Extension. Available in English and Spanish, PDF format:

National Food Safety Education Month: Training resources for serving High Risk Customers from the National Restaurant Association and Sysco to celebrate September as National Food Safety Education Month available here.