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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

PIC Class

PIC – Person in Charge Training

PIC_KitchenThe Washington Food Rule states that at least one designated Person In Charge (PIC) MUST be present during all hours when food is being prepared for sale and/or served to the public.

The PIC must:

• Demonstrate knowledge of food safety and disease prevention.

• Ensure all food workers follow the food safety regulations

• Know when to exclude ill food workers from working with food.

• Know Top 8 food allergens and the facilities policies around food allergies.*

Training Topics include:

  • Foodborne illnesses
  • Employee healthBeFoodSafe
  • Temperature Control
  • Cross Contamination
  • Bare Hand Contact & hand washing
  • Equipment and food safety
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Responsibilities of a PIC

Participants will receive:

  • Certificate that qualifies the participants for a 5-year food handler’s card upon renewal.
  • Code Clarifications for:
    • Fingernails and Jewelry
    • Hair Restraints
    • Consumer Advisory
    • Updated code revisions
    • Top 8 Allergens list *
    • Demonstration of Knowledge

Cost: $25.00 Per Person
Registration must be received at least 5 business days prior to class.

 

*Food Allergies and Food Establishments is a separate training. For more information please call WSU Clark County Extension 564-397-5700

**Class dates subject to change

 

PIC Training DOES NOT replace Certification as a Food Protection Manager.
PIC Training DOES NOT replace the Washington Food & Beverage Worker’s Permit.


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Contact Us:

Zena Edwards Food Safety & Nutrition
1919 NE 78th St
Vancouver, WA 98665-9752
564-397-5700
zena_edwards@wsu.edu

 

Class Location

WSU Clark County Extension –  Heritage Farm
1919 NE 78th Street
Vancouver, WA 98665

2020 PIC Brochure  (PDF)

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January 8, 2020
8:30 AM– 12:30 PM

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February 6, 2020
12:30 PM– 4:30 PM

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March 4, 2020
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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April 28, 2020
12:30 PM– 4:30 PM

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May 14, 2020
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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June 16, 2020
12:30 PM– 4:30 PM

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July 15, 2020
8:30 AM– 12:30 PM

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August 11, 2020
12:30 PM– 4:30 PM

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September 9, 2020
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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October 8, 2020
12:30 PM– 4:30 PM

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November 4, 2020
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM