NEW From NEHA: Professional Food Handler Online Certificate Course

DENVER – A well-trained and knowledgeable food handler is the backbone of food safety in the retail foodservice setting. NEHA’s Professional Food Handler (PFH) Online Certificate Course provides these frontline workers access to essential knowledge and an understanding of core food safety practices that they need to carry out their work safely.

  • Based on the 2017 FDA Food Code
  • Non-state specific
  • Online assessment included
  • ANSI accredited
  • Secure Certificate of Training issued

This course is ideal for meeting the requirements for food handler employee training by state and/or local jurisdictions. Participants will receive their Professional Food Handler Certificate upon course completion.

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The Food Handler Online Certificate Course covers:

  • Foodborne Illness and Contamination
  • Receiving, Storing, Preparing, and Serving Food
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Pest Prevention

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) provides quality education and training programs for public environmental health professionals across the country. Food safety education and trainings, credentials, and certificates range from those beginning their careers, to the experienced food safety professional. Additional courses from NEHA include HACCP and Certified Professional – Food Safety (CP-FS). For more information about NEHA courses, and to learn about becoming a food safety trainer, contact:

About the National Environmental Health Association

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is a professional society with more than 4,500 members in the public and private sectors as well as in universities and uniformed services. NEHA's mission, "to advance the environmental health and protection professional for the purpose of providing a healthful environment for all" is fulfilled in the products and services offered by NEHA to advance the environmental health professional through credentialing, training, education, networking, professional development, and policy involvement opportunities. Learn more about NEHA at

Release Date: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017