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Your premises is Class 2

Obligation 2

You need a food safety supervisor.


food safety supervisor



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Food safety supervisor

A food safety supervisor is a person nominated by the owner of a Class 2 food premises to ensure food handling and hygiene practices are followed in the workplace.


The food safety supervisor must:

  • have knowledge and authority to be able to supervise other people handling food in the business
  • know how to identify a hazard
  • take reasonable steps to ensure that the food business is free from hazards
  • have completed accredited food safety training for the food sector that they are currently working in.


Do Food Safely
Free online training course for volunteers
Your volunteers can learn more about food safety through the department's free online training course "Do Food Safely".
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Council environment health officers are the best source of advice on running a safe community food fundraiser or stall – contact your council