Food Safety Onboard Ship online course aims to properly prepare Ship’s cook, persons handling food and seafarers to carry out their duties on board ships, by applying the food safety principles. Based on MLC and ILO regulations regarding food safety.
- Maritime Labour Convention and other international legal requirements and standards on food safety and personal hygiene
- Hazards (microbiological, chemical, physical and allergenic) that can affect food safety
- Measures to prevent foodborne disease at all stages of the food chain as per seafarers’ duties
Legislation & References:
- International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005)
- Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) (2006)
- Guidelines on the training of ships’ cooks (ILO) (2014)
- European Manual for Hygiene Standards and Communicable Disease Surveillance on Passenger Ships (EU SHIPSAN ACT) (2016)
Who should attend: Any person, including temporary food handlers and contractors, who directly handles packaged or unpackaged food, food equipment and utensils or food contact surfaces and is therefore expected to comply with food hygiene requirements. These include crew members having responsibilities related to food storage or preparation, or to galley areas and equipment (use and maintenance).
Approval: ABS, Liberia