The Shire recognises that this is a trying and
constantly evolving time for food businesses and our community. The Shire is
taking this opportunity to provide food businesses with information to assist
through the challenges presented by COVID-19. Refer to the below links for further information:
Food Safety Advice COVID-19
Food Safety Tips COVID-19
Social Distancing Tips COVID-19
In order to assist businesses, the Shire of Mundaring provides free on-line food safety training.
Food Handler Training
The Food Standards Code requires a food business to ensure that persons undertaking or supervising food handling operations have –
(a) skills in food safety and food hygiene matters; and
(b) knowledge of food safety and food hygiene matters, relative to their work activities.
The Shire has recently changed the training package it provides from I'm Alert to FoodSafe Online. You may register and complete the FoodSafe Online course by going to https://www.ehawa.org.au/products/foodsafe-products/foodsafe-online.
Proceed to the PAYMENT DETAILS section and enter the below code in the "Redeem Online Voucher" field for free access:
A preview of FoodSafe Online can be viewed here.
It is a requirement that all staff working in a food business must have adequate knowledge of basic food safety and food hygiene. Refer to the links below for important information:
Food labelling and ingredients
Safe cooling of cooked rice
Safe food storage - Information sheet
Health and hygiene for food handling - Information sheet
Hand washing in food premises - Information Sheet