Environmental Health

Contact Us

  • Phone: 970-328-9813
    Fax: 970-328-8788

    Environmental Health
    P.O. Box 179
    500 Broadway
    Eagle, Colorado 81631-0179 


Safe Food Handler Training

Contact: Environmental Health, 970-328-8755, or CSU Eagle County Extension, 970-328-8630

A single outbreak of foodborne illness can easily cost a food service operation $75,000 in legal fees, medical claims, lost employee wages, cleaning and sanitizing, discarded food supplies, and lost income from negative publicity and/or being shut down. Food Safety Works training is one way food service establishments can proactively prevent such losses.

Topics Covered:

  • Preventing Foodborne Illness
  • Food Temperature Control
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Preventing Cross Contamination
  • Preparing/Serving Food Safely
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing

Attendees receive a Food Safety Works Manual and a Food Safety Works Wallet Card.

Benefits for Food Service Workers:

  • Increase confidence and motivation to handle food safely.
  • Improve knowledge and awareness of ways to prevent foodborne illness.
  • Receive Food Safety Works wallet card, valued by employers.
  • Great incentive towards job promotion.

Benefits for Your Business:

  • Take pride in being proactive in preventing food borne illness.
  • Increase consumer confidence: show that you value food safety!
  • Increase worker pride and teamwork in serving safe food.
  • Increase likelihood of improved inspection.

The 2010 Training Schedule:

Eagle: Combined English and Spanish classes will be held at 500 Broadway, Garden Level Classroom on October 18, from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
El Jebel: Combined English and Spanish classes will be held at 0020 Eagle County Drive on November 10, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is required. Call 970-328-8756 or 970-328-8630 to register