Food Handler Manual

The Food Handler's Manual contains 55 pages, and is the same manual received in our in-class food handler course.


  1. Public health legislation and the local health unit
  2. Understanding foodborne illness
  3. Safe food handling
  4. Food flow
  5. Appendices

Read the online Food Handler Manual

Printable Version

A printable version of the manual is available in these languages:

  • English
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Korean
  • French
  • Greek

Call or email us at 905-688-8248 ext. 7121 or 1-888-505-6074 for more information about the cost of the manuals.

Equivalency Exam

While it is recommended that you take the in-class course, you can use this manual to study and take a written equivalency exam, proctored by a Public Health Inspector.

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