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Follow-up instructions according to §§ 42, 43 IfSG

Follow-up instructions according to §§ 42, 43 IfSG

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Important information about the validity of the infection protection instructions:

Please note that this course is only valid if you have already completed initial instruction in the past . It doesn't matter where you received your initial instruction - this can either be with us or elsewhere. However, initial instructions as hygiene instructions are absolutely necessary, as subsequent instructions without prior initial instructions are invalid.

If you have already received initial instructions in accordance with Sections 42 and 43 of the Infection Protection Act (IfSG), you must refresh this every two years. The law stipulates this as follows:

According to Section 43 Instructions, Paragraph 4: The employer (or those authorized by him) must inform persons who carry out one of the activities mentioned in Section 42 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 or 2 after starting their activity and every two years thereafter for the period specified in Section 43. 42 paragraph 1 and about the obligation according to paragraph 2. Participation in the instruction must be documented.

We attach great importance to compliance with legal requirements and proper documentation of participation in infection protection instructions. If you have any questions about the validity of your previous initial instruction or a refresher in accordance with the legal requirements, we will be happy to help you.

In order to make access to the infection protection follow-up instruction as easy as possible, we offer you the opportunity to book and complete the course completely electronically and online with us. This allows you to schedule your time flexibly so that you can complete the hygiene instruction course from the comfort of your own home.


1. Order:
Start the process by placing your order for the infection protection follow-up instruction on our website.

2. Receive email and have ID ready:
After you have submitted your order, you will receive an email with further information.
Also have your ID card or passport ready to identify you.

IMPORTANT: At this point you can enter your personal data again and correct it if necessary if the certificate is to be issued under a different name and differs from the name of the person ordering it.

3. Select training materials:
After your identity is confirmed, you will receive access to our training materials. Select the appropriate materials that are relevant to the infection protection instruction. You will receive both written exam documents and an accompanying audio file.

4. Take the exam:
After you have studied the training documents, you will take the infection protection instruction exam.

5. Certificate received:
After successfully completing the test, you will receive your hygiene instructions via email.

Our online infection protection course includes all the necessary content and provides you with the necessary knowledge about infection routes, hygienic rules of conduct and measures to prevent illnesses in the food sector. After successful completion, you will receive an official certificate confirming your participation and the knowledge you have acquired.

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Important note: To take part in our online infection protection course, we need the following information from you: A valid email address, a valid telephone number and a photo of the front and back of your ID card or passport. We ask you to keep this information available accordingly.

Return/Cancellation: Please note that our courses are digital products that will be made available to you for download online immediately after your order. Due to this type of product, there is no right of return or cancellation in accordance with Section 356 Paragraph 5 of the Civil Code (BGB).

Data protection: By placing an order on our website, whether free or for a fee, you agree to the storage of your data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We attach great importance to protecting your personal information and treat it confidentially in accordance with applicable data protection regulations.

Important aspects of the follow-up instruction in infection protection when working with food

Working in the food sector not only requires technical know-how and passion, but also a deep understanding and strict adherence to hygiene regulations. The hygiene instructions play a central role in ensuring the safety and health of both employees and consumers. In particular, the follow-up instructions in accordance with Sections 42 and 43 of the Infection Protection Act (IfSG) are an essential part of this process.

Why are hygiene instructions so important?

Hygiene instructions serve to inform employees in the food sector about important hygiene standards and practices. They include information about the transmission routes of infections, personal hygiene measures, the correct handling of food and the avoidance of cross-contamination. These instructions ensure that everyone involved has the necessary knowledge to produce, process and present food safely.

The importance of succession instruction

The initial instruction forms the basis for understanding and applying hygiene measures when handling food. But the follow-up instructions, which must be renewed every two years, are just as important. It serves to refresh knowledge, provide information about new findings and regulations and ensure that hygiene standards are continuously adhered to.

Online hygiene instructions – a flexible solution

As digitalization progresses, there are new opportunities to make these important instructions more efficient and flexible. Conducting hygiene instructions online allows employees to receive further training regardless of time and location. Online platforms offer interactive courses that not only impart theoretical knowledge, but also consolidate what you have learned through practical examples and tests. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for companies that work around the clock or have a large team.

Regular participation in hygiene instructions, especially follow-up instructions, is essential for everyone who works in the food sector. It ensures that food safety and hygiene standards are always up to date and consistently applied.