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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Food safety streaming videos

"Food Safety: It's Up To You" (30 minutes, 11 seconds)
Teaches food workers the basics of keeping yourself and your customers safe from foodborne illnesses. This video is based on changes to the Washington State Food Code made effective on May 2, 2005.

Streaming video in English only.


Purchase information: Download and print the order form (PDF).

  • Available for $25 in VHS format.
  • Available for $35 in DVD format (English and Spanish only)

"Food Safety is in Your Hands" (6 minutes, 8 seconds)
Illustrates the importance of when to wash your hands and use barriers such as gloves, tongs, paper wraps, etc. when handling ready-to-eat foods to prevent from spreading foodborne diseases.

Also available in the following languages (click links to watch videos on our YouTube site):


Purchase information: Download and print the order form (PDF)

  • Available for $25 in VHS format.
  • Available for $35 in DVD format for all languages

"Food Safety: You Make The Difference" (about 28 minutes, 30 seconds)
Covers the importance of handwashing, preventing cross contamination when storing and preparing food, sanitizing work areas and utensils, food temperatures, and other areas of food safety.

Available in the following languages* (click links to watch videos on our YouTube site):

This video is also available for purchase for $25 each in VHS format for sale ONLY TO RESIDENTS OUTSIDE OF WASHINGTON STATE in the above languages. Download and print the order form (PDF).

*English version of this video is no longer available as it contains information about the previous version of the Washington state food code pre-2005. For current information, please watch the "Food Safety: It's Up To You" video at the top of this page.


The Public Health Restaurant Inspector (4 minutes, 12 sec.)
Watch Chris Skilton, restaurant inspector for Public Health - Seattle & King County, describe his role when he conducts inspections at food establishments in King County.

Available in English only.

This video is not available for purchase.