Korean J Community Nutr.  2016 Feb;21(1):84-92. 10.5720/kjcn.2016.21.1.84.

Developing Food Safety Education Program for Employees at School Foodservice Implementing HACCP

  • 1Department of Food and Nutrition, Daegu University, Gueongbuk, Korea. bhj@daegu.ac.kr


This study was performed to develop a food safety education program for school foodservice employees and evaluate its effectiveness.
Food safety education programs were made into two levels; one for new employees in school foodservice and another for employees in charge of Critical Control Point (CCP) monitoring. The programs were for 40-minute-long lecture using PowerPoint. The effectiveness of these programs were assessed based on eleven evaluation items by school foodservice dieticians (n=30) and the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) specialist (n=13). All statistical analyses are conducted by SPSS package program (ver 20.0).
According to the results of evaluating the food safety education program by dietitian and HACCP specialist, the overall satisfaction score was 4.14, evaluated by 5 point scale. There were no significant difference in results of evaluation between dieticians and HACCP specialists. The score of 'it is helpful to work' and 'pictures, images and charts are pertinent to study' were higher than others while the score of 'education contents is pleasant and interesting' and 'screen is pleasant and interesting' were the lowest among all evaluation items.
To increase the school foodservice quality, employees should be offered regular food safety education and training through effective education media including prerequisite program and HACCP manual for school foodservice.


food safety education program; school foodservice employee; CCP monitoring; prerequisite program; dietician

MeSH Terms

Food Safety*
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points*


  • Fig. 1 Examples of education contents for new employees in school foodservice establishments

  • Fig. 2 Examples of education contents for employees in charge of CCP monitoring in school foodservice establishments

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