Workplace Literacy (SFS)


Preparing for Safe Food Handling Training

Author(s): Community Literacy of Ontario
Published: 2024
Funder(s): MLITSD

Are you interested in working at a job that involves producing or selling food?

Jobs like these are part of the food service industry. Foodservice is a big part of the economy in Canada. There are thousands of jobs in the food service industry.

You might find a food service job at:

  • restaurants and cafés

  • fast food and takeout places

  • supermarkets

  • convenience stores

  • delis, butchers, and bakeries

  • factories that process food

  • banquet halls and special vendors

The rules around working in the food service industry have changed. Employers now often require food service workers to have safe food handling training.

Jobs that might require safe food handling training include:

  • chef or cook

  • fast food fry cook or grill cook

  • supermarket worker

  • baker

  • butcher

  • factory work in a factory that processes food

File(s): PDF document CLO-SFS-23-24_Workplace_Safe-Food-Handling_FINAL.pdf
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