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Building your Food Safety Culture

Private Team Training

This course is available for Private Team Training; for groups of six or more participants this training option could be more cost-effective.
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Program Description

When people choose to do something because they believe it is the right thing to do – even if it takes longer or interferes with their other duties – you know you are building a strong food safety culture.

This course is only available for Private Team Training; groups of six or more participants recommended for training to be cost-effective. Please email us for a quote.

Culture starts at the top, with senior management setting the tone and determining food safety objectives and goals. Senior management’s leadership in setting expectations, and an accountability mindset and approach to food safety, is vital to achieving and sustaining a robust food safety culture.

Food safety culture is recognized as a key factor to achieving ongoing food safety success and to a better organizational culture overall. In this virtual instructor-led program, you gain an understanding of food safety culture best practices, the key elements that contribute to a robust food safety culture and how to begin the process of culture change for sustained food safety success.

What this course covers

  • Discuss approaches for gaining management commitment

  • Use a food safety culture assessment to:

  • Evaluate your current food safety culture

  • Develop a food safety culture checklist

  • Prioritize areas for improvement

  • Identify potential key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure food safety culture

  • Begin developing an action plan for your facility

An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.

Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. Any additional information pertaining to the course will be sent in your confirmation email.

You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

Who should Attend

Operational, Quality, Technical Staff and Food Safety personnel working in manufacturing or retail with food safety plans and programs. Also suitable for professionals new to the industry.

Course Objective

At the end of the program, learners will be able to: 

  • Discuss the importance of organizational culture and influence on food safety  

  • Differentiate between a food safety program and food safety culture 

  • Outline methods for measuring and strengthening your company’s food safety culture  

  • Apply safety culture best practices within your organization 

 

Accreditation  

As an Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Accredited Provider, NSF Training and Education offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. NSF Training and Education is authorized by IACET to offer the number of CEUs below for this program. 

0.65 CEU’s 

 

Accommodations 

NSF is committed to accommodating the learning requirements of all our stakeholders. If you require special assistance for any reason, please contact (regional office information) one week prior to your class. 

Additional Recommended Courses

HACCP for Manufacturing Food Packaging Materials

The food safety risks and controls for a food packaging manufacturing facility are different from those for food processors. Whether you manufacture flexible packaging, rigid plastics, cartons, cut and stack labels, or glass or composite cans, this training provides the knowledge, skills and confidence to apply the Codex 12 steps to HACCP to develop, implement and maintain a HACCP-based food safety management system.

What this course covers

  • Assess a process flow for your operation

  • Use a decision tree to identify process controls and critical control points (CCPs)

  • Examine shared HACCP plan models for various packaging materials

  • Work through a documentation framework for developing HACCP plans, with demonstration of forms and templates for an identified packaging product and manufacturing process

  • Discuss implementation strategies

An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.

Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. Any additional information pertaining to the course will be sent in your confirmation email.

You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

This course satisfies the HACCP training requirement for the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked standards (BRCGS, SQF, FSSC 22000, etc.).

Who should Attend

Operational, Quality, Technical Staff and Food Safety personnel working in manufacturing or retail with food safety plans and programs. Also suitable for professionals new to the industry.

Prerequisites

Working knowledge of the food packaging industry is essential. A good understanding of food safety principles is beneficial.

NSF Food Equipment Certification: Understanding Compliance for Design Success

TRAIN YOUR TEAM: Licenses can be purchased individually or in bulk. Bulk pricing discounts are available for eLearning licenses when training five or more team members. The more you purchase, the more you save.

Bulk Licenses

1-4 User Licenses: *regular price of the course*

5-10 User Licenses: 10% off

Members: 15% off

If you are interested in purchasing 10+ user licenses, please email us at nsftraining.na@nsf.org for additional bulk pricing.

This online course will take approximately 4 hours to complete. You can start, stop, and pause at any time, progressing through the course at your own pace.

Are you involved in the design, manufacturing, regulation or use of food equipment? Gain a competitive edge and ensure compliance with the industry-leading NSF Food Equipment standards through our self-paced online training program. This self-paced online learning program provides a flexible and convenient way to gain knowledge in the NSF Food Equipment core standards (2, 51 and 170).

Enroll to participate in this comprehensive course that equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate NSF food equipment requirements and certification.

Click here for a preview of this self-paced course!

An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.

Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. Any additional information pertaining to the course will be sent in your confirmation email.

You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

HACCP for Warehousing and Distribution Operations

As an effective, dependable participant in the food supply chain you must have a solid food safety management system. This program gives you the tools to achieve that and teaches you how to develop, implement and maintain a robust HACCP food safety system.

What this course covers

  • Write a standard operating procedure (SOP) for receiving

  • Assess a process flow diagram

  • Conduct a hazard analysis

  • Conduct a gap analysis for facility security

This course concludes with an online examination, which may be written at the end of the training course.

An email address is required for registration and to receive the login instructions.

Upon registration, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the training course through NSF’s eLearning portal. Any additional information pertaining to the course will be sent in your confirmation email.

You will find your course material and homework/exam on the eLearning portal. You will need to access the portal in order to successfully complete the course and print your certificate. Upon successful course completion, you will gain access to print your official NSF Certificate.

Who should Attend

Operational, Quality, Technical Staff and Food Safety personnel working in manufacturing or retail with food safety plans and programs. Also suitable for professionals new to the industry.

Prerequisites

A good understanding of Good Distribution Programs is beneficial.