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28 of your HACCP Questions Answered

Here at High Speed Training, we provide online food hygiene training courses for a variety of learners at different levels. Over the years we have been asked so many questions about HACCP, what it’s about and why it exists, so we thought it might ...

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Articles, Featured Article, Food Hygiene for Kids

Free Food Hygiene Posters for Primary & Secondary Schools

Schools are full of hundreds of students, so it’s a near-impossible task to personally instruct each and every one of them to wash their hands before touching food and use separate utensils for raw meat and veg. But during food technology lessons and ...

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Articles, Featured Article, Food Hygiene

The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme: Your Questions Answered

As a Food Hygiene Training Provider, we’ve been asked a lot of questions about the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme over the years. So, we’ve collated your questions into a long list to help you find the answers you need. For those serious about Food Hygiene, ...

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Articles, Legionella

Symptoms and Treatment of Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionellosis is the collective name given to the pneumonia-like illness caused by legionella bacteria, including the most serious condition, Legionnaires’ disease. People can catch Legionnaires’ disease by inhaling small droplets of water, suspended in the air, containing the bacteria. On average there are ...

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Articles, Asbestos

What are the Differences between Friable and Non-Friable Asbestos?

Asbestos is a mineral that was widely used as a building material in the 1960s, 70s and 80s due to its ‘idyllic’ properties: asbestos is strong, cheap, incombustible, heat-resistant and fire-proof, which makes it an ideal substance for construction and manufacturing. However, asbestos ...

Food Hygiene Certificate Renewal
Articles, Food Hygiene

How Often Should I Renew My Food Hygiene and Safety Certificate?

In the UK, food hygiene certificates do not have an expiry date and there is no legal requirement for you to renew your food hygiene and safety training. However, it is good practice for businesses to ensure that their workers have up-to-date food hygiene ...

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Articles, Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety Guidance for Working on Construction Sites

Working with electricity in any environment can be highly dangerous but particularly so on a construction site where the hazards have the potential to be on a much bigger scale. It’s often a lack of awareness that causes the most damage so it’s essential ...

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Articles, Food Hygiene

Restaurant Waste Management: 17 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

According to WRAP (the Waste and Resources Action Programme), the food sector produces 400, 000 tonnes of avoidable food waste each year. If your restaurant can learn to reduce food waste, not only will you be helping the environment, but you’ll also save your ...

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Answering Your Asbestos Awareness Questions

At High Speed Training, we’re proud to provide learners with online Asbestos Awareness training. We are often asked a variety of questions on the subject of Asbestos, so we’ve done our best to round up some of ...

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How to Identify Ergonomic Hazards at Work0

How to Identify Ergonomic Hazards at Work

Ergonomics can be defined as the ‘compatibility between a worker, their workstation and their work tasks’. Ergonomics means addressing the environmental, organisational and human characteristics that have the potential to adversely affect health and safety in the ...

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Financial

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Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption Policy Template

Ethical business practices are not only necessary for preserving reputability and improving business overall, but also for adhering to the law. Conducting bribery or corrupt activities won’t just get you a slap on the wrist; you ...

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Food Hygiene

Should I Store Open Food Cans In The Fridge?0

Should I Store Open Food Cans In The Fridge?

In short, it’s kind of up you. Storing open food cans in your fridge won’t cause food poisoning or botulism, but it will affect the taste. The only time you could get food poisoning is if the ...

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How to add a High Speed Training Certification to your LinkedIn Profile0

How to add a High Speed Training Certification to your LinkedIn Profile

Congratulations on passing your course with High Speed Training! Now that you’ve got your certificate, it’s time to add your achievement to your LinkedIn profile to show the world your new skills. It’s very easy to add ...

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Health & Safety

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Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Quiz

Most businesses use portable appliances to some degree and if not properly maintained can pose a serious safety hazard: the dangers of electricity should not be underestimated. For this reason, portable appliance testing is essential – ...

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Signs of Abuse in Children

This guide will introduce you to the potential signs of abuse in children and what action to take if you suspect abuse. Child abuse is often categorised into four types: Neglect Physical abuse Emotional abuse Sexual abuse Often children experiencing abuse are ...

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