J Korean Diet Assoc.  2004 Aug;10(3):261-271.

Assessment of Hygiene Knowledge and Recognition on Job Performance Levels for HACCP Implementation for Dieticians and Employees at Contract Foodservices

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  • 1Department of Food & Nutrition, Changwon National University, Korea. hkmoon@sarim.changwon.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Food & Nutrition, Bukyung University, Korea.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to provide basic data for practical HACCP training. A survey was conducted and analysed on 46 contract foodservices: 13 "Appointed" foodservices (appointed by Korean Food & Drug Administration), 17 "Voluntary Applying" foodservices (voluntarily applied HACCP, but not appointed), 16 "Non-applying" foodservices (not applied HACCP). Hygiene knowledge and recognition on job performance levels for HACCP application for 46 dieticians and 361 employees were surveyed. According to the survey, 61.5% of the "Appointed" dieticians took HACCP training from outside the company, 58.8% of "Voluntary Applying" dieticians took in-house HACCP training, and 62.4% of "Non-applying" dieticians have not taken any HACCP training. As for the comparison of hygiene knowledge, total mean of employees (6.38) showed significantly lower average than that of the dieticians (7.82) (p<0.001). From the result for recognition on job performance levels, total mean of dieticians (3.91) indicated generally good performance while employees (3.41) (p<0.001) showed considerably lower recognition. Hygiene knowledge and recognition on job performance levels of both dieticians and employees showed considerably close correlation (p<0.01 or p<0.05).

Keyword

hygiene knowledge; recognition on job performance levels; HACCP training; contract foodservices
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