COURSE NAME:Food Safety & HACCP for Oil & Gas Industries (OGP guidelines)


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Food and water safety is of paramount importance to the effective functioning of the oil and gas industry. All sectors of the industry, from frontier exploration and production locations to retail operations, are potentially at risk. Diseases related to food and water are major contributors to project morbidity, and can have significant and adverse impacts on workforce productivity, particularly during

Large-scale construction phases of a project. In view of the overall significant health risk profile for oil and gas operations, this industry specific document provides guidance on the prevention of food- and water-related diseases.


Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the principles of food hygiene and HACCP procedures and its application
  • Know the various hazards to food safety including investigating a food-borne illness outbreak and identifying a potentially dangerous food
  • Recognize the factors affecting food-borne illness and discuss their prevention
  • Understand the food safety regulations including its inspection & correction of violations as well as verification & documentation of correction.
  • Become familiar with the different processes involved in purchasing, receiving and storage of food
  • Explain the requirements and standards used in food preparation, holding, servicing and reheating and list the equipment needed in each process
  • Understand the seven principles of HACCP, identify their advantages & standard operating procedures and be able to demonstrate a good crisis management plan using HACCP
  • Learn the contents and specifications of a facility plan and determine the various processes and equipment used in developing a facility plan

Day 1: Hazards to Food Safety:

  • Biological, physical & chemical
  • Potentially hazardous Foods
  • Food safety, Food defense & food security
  • Hoax Catering Crew:
  • Health Requirements for Catering Crew
  • Pre-employment health assessment
  • Periodic health assessment
  • Health records
  • Health and illness Factors Affecting Food-Bourne Illness:
  • Factors Contributing to Food-Borne Illness
  • Time and Temperature Control
  • Temperature Measurements
  • Temperature Measuring Devices
  • Calibration Procedures
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Temp Danger Zone Prerequisites of a HACCP plan

Day 2: Review of the previous day Kitchen Safety:

  • Fire
  • Slippery floor
  • Stepping, lifting and handling
  • Noise / lighting
  • Ventilation
  • Hot surfaces and cut wounds Food Purchasing, Receiving and Storage (cont’d):
  • Receiving
  • Issuing
  • Guidelines for Purchasing Specific Foods
  • Supplier management
  • Receiving SOPs development Food Preparing, Holding, Serving and Heating:
  • Preparing
  • Preventing Contamination from Equipment, Utensils and Linens
  • Freezing
  • Thawing and Marinating
  • Cooling
  • Reheating
  • Other Forms of Information
  • Special Requirements for Highly Susceptible Populations


Day 3: HACCP:

  • Review of the previous day
  • HACCP Seven Principles
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Menu categories HACCP (cont’d):
  • Control Points
  • Critical Control Points
  • Advantages of HACCP (cont’d):
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • SOPs to Control Contamination of Food
  • Monitoring procedures HACCP: Food Flow Diagram:
  • Purchasing – receiving - Storing
  • Preparation – Cooking – Holding


Day 4: HACCP (cont’d):

  • Review of the previous day
  • Cooling – Reheating - Serving
  • Facility/Equipment
  • Job Descriptions and Job Lists HACCP (cont’d):
  • Verification
  • Records keeping; logs
  • The HACCP Team HACCP (cont’d):
  • HACCP Training Guide
  • Video / Group Activity HACCP (cont’d):
  • Pests; insects and rodents control
  • Hazardous Materials control
  • International Food Safety icons


Day 5: Facility / Site Visit:

  • Practical site audit / Inspection Presentation of Certificates


  • Food & Beverage Managers, Supervisors & Employees
  • All employees in Catering companies
  • Hotel and Restaurant Duty managers
  • Cooks and Kitchen managers
  • Occupational Health & Safety Managers and Supervisors
  • Food Safety and Kitchen Inspectors
  • Public health & Occupational Health Doctors & Nurses
    • 5 Day(s)

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