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The Take 5 Leadership Group

Take 5

Who is busier than kitchen staff and those charged with the timely serving of safe and tasty food? Our take on Take 5 is to ask leaders to take a Time Out and periodically consider hand hygiene enhancements that are working for others. Take 5 is both this group’s name and its core communication medium.

When jazz legend Dave Brubeck named his album Time Out with its ever-popular Take 5 number, he was not thinking about handwashing but we find it a fitting reflection.

The Take 5 Leadership Group is first an alliance of busy food safety leaders who are willing to take a few minutes to quickly scan what other leaders are doing to reduce their risk of outbreaks.

Secondly, the Take 5 Member Report is a short email menu of insights designed to be quick and creative – giving you an opportunity to spot actions that might fit your operation or role. Response is optional but always welcomed as this leadership group is our primary source to determine what works and what doesn't.

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HandsOn™ System

HandsOn System

5 steps to convert underwashing to under control. Set and track your risk-based ServeReady® Hands and TouchReady® Surface standards.

SaniTwice® for Catered Events

SaniTwice for Catered Events

Uncompromised hand cleanliness for those serving food at venues without running water.

Teaching Videos

Teaching Videos

Globally recognized for their ease of use in any language. Available in DVD and MP4 file download.

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