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VSP Training for Cruise Ship Employees

  • Background

  • VSP offers training on public health practices that can be applied in a cruise ship setting. Training is largely based on criteria from the VSP Operations Manual and is broken up into 14 training courses that are specified below.
  • Courses

    Overview of the Vessel Sanitation Program

    Investigations of Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreaks

    Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

    Housekeeping and Infection Control

    Environmental Health: Air Systems and Child Activity Centers

    Equipment and Facilities

    Integrated Pest Management


    Foodborne Illnesses

    Food Protection

    Potable Water

    Cross Connection Control

    Waterborne Illnesses

    Swimming Pools and Whirlpool Spas

  • Types of Training

    Seminar Training
    Training seminars are offered six times per year in both Miami and Seattle and are limited to cruise ship employees. Click here for more information about training dates, how to register, and location...
    Electronic Training Series
    The electronic training sessions and activities are publically available at any time. Copies are available in Flash Video, WMV files, and by DVD. 
    VSP Web site
    Watch now in Flash video WMV (downloadable) ($0)
    Public Health Foundation
    Order DVDs ($60)