Questions? Concerns? Complaints? Let Us Know! Foodsafety@schd.org

Image_DishesBy promoting food safety education and fostering understanding, communication, and cooperation among regulators, industry and consumers, SCPH seeks to provide the best public health and consumer protection in an expeditious and cost-effective manner.

The Food Safety program licenses and regulates all food service operations and retail food establishments including restaurants, grocery stores, mobile, temporary and vending machine operations to assure that all comply with applicable laws.

For more information, please call 330-926-5600.

 


FOOD SAFETY CODES

Environmental Health Code Chapter 1420:
FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS
Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3701-21:
FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS
Environmental Health Code Chapter 1430:
FOOD VENDING MACHINES
Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 901:3-4:
RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
Environmental Health Code Chapter 1440:
FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3717:
RETAIL FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS; FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS

OHIO UNIFORM FOOD SAFETY CODE
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for information on licensing, training opportunities, foodborne illness and more.

 

 

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FOOD SAFETY EDUCATION

USDA - Food Safety Fact Sheets

USFDA

 
FOOD SAFETY TRAINING

Level 1 Certification in Food Protection

As of March 1, 2010 OAC 3701-21-25 (I) requires that all new food service operations have at least one person per shift that is Level 1 certified or higher. The following courses have been approved by the Ohio Department of Health for Level 1 Certification in Food Protection:

ODH Level 1 Certification for Food Protection

Exciting and informative presentation on food safety.  This course 
has been approved by the Ohio Department of Health for Level 1 Certification in Food Protection.  As of March 1, 2010, OAC 3701-21-25 (I) requires that all new food service operations have at least one person per shift that is Level 1 certified or higher.


Click here for 2017 Schedule and Registration Form

Additional providers of Level 1 Certification include:

Level 2 Certification in Food Protection

Effective March 1, 2017, at least *one* employee per risk level III or IV facility with supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall obtain the *level two certification* (at least 15 verified contact hours) in food protection according to rule 3701-21-25 of the Administrative Code. *A certificate must be obtained from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Level two certification and a copy of the ODH certificate shall be maintained on site at the facility and readily available to the inspector during routine inspection.*

Providers of Level 2 Certification include:

 FOODBORNE ILLNESS
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