Businesses handling food (in any form) must comply with specific health and hygiene requirements. These include responsibilities around health of food handlers, hygiene of food handlers and various general duties.
Businesses not only need to comply with the Work Health and Safety Act and regulations, they also have to comply with:
- Food Safety Act
- Local Councils
Serious offences relating to food, including handling food in an unsafe manner, the sale of unsafe food and false description of food can result in penalties of up to:
- $500,000 per offence for companies
- $100,000 per offence for individuals
Other offences relating to food can net companies up to $250,000 per offence.
WLSS can develop and implement a Food, Work Health & Safety System, in line with HACCP standards (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point a risk management methodology used by the food and related industries), local councils and regulatory bodies.
As with all our systems and services, WLSS tailor a system to suit your business and operations. We will assist you to find the most reasonable practical solutions in regards to Food Safety and Work Health and Safety (WHS).
If you require any further information or to discuss how WLSS can assist your business, please do not hesitate to contact us.