USPH Standards for Cruise Ships

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USPH Standard

 

United State Public Health Rules

 

Sanitation

It is the creation and maintenance of healthful or hygiene conditions.

 

Standard

Acceptable norm or quality of a product of service

 

What does U.S.P.H. means? It stands for

U - United

S - States

P - Public

H - Health

 

What are U.S.P.H. standard?

These are rules and regulations defining safe and acceptable sanitation and hygiene practices and procedures for the purposes of safeguarding the health of the public.

 

Who sets regulates these standard and prevention.

Center for disease control

 

Who should follow these standards?

All Crewmembers/ Hotel employee

 

When?

Among crew members/ Hotel Employee always

 

Where?

In the U.S: water, and other areas covered by treaties or agreements with other nation or territories.

 

Why is compliance to U.S.P.H standard important?

To protect the health of customers and the employee.

 

 

How U.S.P.H standards are implemented by employee

 

Personal hygiene

Sanitation and hygiene must start with the employee

Cleanliness

Good Posture

Exercise

Adequate Sleep

Balance Diet

Relaxation

 

To improve health

Eat well balance meals

Drink sufficient amount of water daily

 

Hygiene Rules

Bathe daily and apply deodorant

Brush teeth regularly, Use mouth wash

Keep hair clean and maintain a neat hairstyle

Wear clothes that fit well

Keep your fingernails clean or well-manicured

Wear shoes that fit well

Be clean-shaved daily

Always wash hand. Wash hand for at least 20 seconds:

 

Before:

Starting your duty

Handling raw or ready eat food

 

After:

Using the toilet

Handling raw food

Handling soiled dishes/ glassware

Touching your hair, nose or mouth

Handling anything something dirty.