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Emergency Handbook for Food Managers (PDF)


Product Description

This manual was developed as a quick reference guide to provide step-by-step emergency information to food managers and other supervisory personnel at food service establishments.

The handbook:

  • Addresses both naturally occurring and man-made emergencies;
  • Provides prompts for whom to call, first steps to take and subsequent recovery actions to follow after an emergency happens;
  • Contains tips on managing longer-term emergencies cause by disruptions of utilities and municipal services;
  • Offers ongoing food security and emergency preparedness advice.

Product Details

Author: Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center, Revised by the Mesa County Advanced Practice

Related Topics: Environmental Health Emergency Preparedness

Product Capabilities:

  • Capability 1: Community Preparedness
  • Capability 2: Community Recovery

Format: PDF



Primary Toolkit:

APC Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Advanced Practice Centers, All-Hazards, Health Promotion and Health Education


Institutional Author:

Twin Cities Metro Advanced Practice Center





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