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Safety briefing - cleaning of food preparation areas

If you prepare or serve food, you’ll need to ensure that staff are briefed in the requirements for cleaning surfaces and avoiding contamination. Use our briefing to do this.

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Having clean counters and other surfaces in the kitchen is essential to food hygiene and safety, but it requires each team member to play their part. To ensure that all staff understand what you require and why, use this short Safety Briefing - Cleaning of Food Preparation Areas. You can use it as part of the training for new starters, as a periodic refresher session and to encourage improvements if you’ve noticed that standards have slipped. It begins with an introduction and some background information on the subject. The main content is listed in the control measures section and it’s followed by some key points and a quiz.