Food Safety: Alcohol Safety

Food Safety: Alcohol Safety

Learn how to recall the alcohol laws and personal liabilities that pertain to food handlers.

Updated Jul 25, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Recall the alcohol laws and personal liabilities that pertain to food handlers
  • Understand the risks associated with drinking
  • Understand what alcohol is and how it is processed by the body
  • Understand what ABV is and the average alcohol content in different drinks
  • State the basic steps involved in serving alcohol responsibly
  • Recognize common symptoms of intoxication
  • Recall appropriate intervention methods
Course Description

Drinking alcohol is a defining feature of American social culture. People drink to celebrate, to unwind, and to enhance the flavors in their food. While drinking can be an enjoyable experience, alcohol is a drug that can become harmful if it's not enjoyed in moderation. As a food handler, you play a key role in keeping customers safe by serving alcohol responsibly.

In this self-directed course, you'll learn about the laws that apply to individuals and establishments that serve alcohol. Interactive elements and beautiful illustrations will guide you through the ways alcohol affects the human body, how to recognize symptoms of intoxication, and appropriate intervention methods. Cheers to alcohol safety!