USPH Standards for Cruise Ships
United State Public Health Rules
It is the creation and maintenance of healthful or hygiene conditions.
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
Among crew members/ Hotel Employee always
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
Sanitation and hygiene must start with the employee
To improve health
Eat well balance meals
Drink sufficient amount of water daily
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:
Starting your duty
Handling raw or ready eat food
Using the toilet
Handling raw food
Handling soiled dishes/ glassware
Touching your hair, nose or mouth
Handling anything something dirty.