Private & Public Schools
The Private and Public
School Inspection Program is designed to protect the
safety of the public through education in good sanitation and safety
practices in a school setting. A partnering agency for this program is the
Department of Education
Hygiene Inspections of school kitchens are conducted at a minimum of two times a
year with a
facility inspection twice a year in Escambia
County schools. The governing authority for this program is
Florida Statute 381
Florida Administrative Code 64E-12.
consist of (but are not limited to):
Ensuring that food is stored handled and served in a sanitary manner to
prevent cross contamination and the spread of food-borne illness.
Utensils and serving equipment are properly cleaned and sanitized.
Work areas and equipment are kept clean, safe and sanitized.
Sanitary facilities are operational, clean and equipped with hand-washing
The school building is clean, sanitary and safe for students, faculty and
school will receive a permit to serve food after:
Application for a Sanitation Certificate
Payment of required Permit Fees (see
Facility Plans are submitted and
approved (if opening business)
Construction site evaluation conducted
and approved (if opening business)
Proof of “required training” through
the Department of Health (if applies)
Final Inspection is conducted and given
a rating of “Satisfactory”
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