FSW101 - Sanitation & Safety

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:27:51.124
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:15:09.089


Subject Title
Sanitation & Safety

Subject Description
This subject focuses on preventing food-borne illness within the health care institution. Topics covered include personal hygiene, factors of food-borne illness, safe food handling techniques, legislation, hazard awareness, safe work habits, fire hazards, and WHMIS.

Credit Status
One credit in the Food Service Worker training program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Identify common food poisonings, their causes, transmissions, symptoms and implications.
2. Understand government regulations for safe food handling in healthcare foodservice.
3. Apply personal hygiene and sanitation practices to prevent food borne illness.
4. Understand the role of Food Service worker in preventing food poisoning and managing risks.
5. Understand and implement HACCP procedures
6. Demonstrate knowledge of common injuries in food services, prevention strategies and responsibilities related to safety.
7. Identify hazardous materials and apply principles of WHMIS

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
None

Topic Outline
1.      Food bourne illness
2.      Fire safety
3.      Food premises act
4.      Sanitation code
5.      Control of risks
6.      Stages of food handling
7.      Control of contamination
8.      HACCP
9.      Cleaning, sanitizing and environmental maintenance
10.  First Aid
11.  Preventing common injuries
12.  WHMIS
13.  Health and safety

Mode of Instruction
Online

The on-line delivery mode is offered through Ontario Learn and the subject is hosted by Loyalist college, not Seneca.  Students have direct communication with instructors on-line and discussions with other students using private conferences (E-mail) on "open" chats. Students participate on-line without coming in for the traditional classroom setting.

Prescribed Texts
None; notes provided online

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
Term Work and Exam Requirements:

To pass this subject, students must achieve the learning outcomes. This achievement is determined through the completion of all subject components.

Assignments:

Unless students have been granted an extension on their assignments, late assignments will be penalized one letter grade per week, and will not be graded after two weeks.

For further information on evaluation and academic standing, see a copy of the Academic Policy available at Seneca registration offices or online at www.senecac.on.ca/home/academic_policy.

Test/Exams:

The midterm and final exam will be open book and are included in your course documents.  You will complete these and submit them online.  You are not required to take any tests/exams in person at the college.

Exams and assignments must be received by the instructor according to the dates in the course outline.  Failure to de so may result in not passing the course.


Grading is based on the following marking scheme:


- 4 Assignments - 25% each

Approved by: Sandra Noble