All food businesses must ensure their staff have the skills and knowledge required to safely handle food in their roles. Many food businesses will need to nominate a food safety supervisor to make sure of this. A Food Safety Supervisor can train and supervise staff about safe food handling practices.
Examples of these businesses include: restaurants, cafes, takeaway shops, caterers, bakeries, pubs, clubs, hotels, temporary premises, mobile food vendors and supermarket hot food sales.
The Food Safety Supervisor requirements do not apply to food businesses premises that only do one or more of the following activities only:
Penalty Notices of up to $660 (Food Act 2003) may be issued where a business fails to meet the requirements.