A Food Handlers Permit is an important document that medical workers need to have in order to safely and hygienically handle any food within the medical environment. Medical workers are responsible for delivering food to patients and occasionally packing or preparing meals in hospital facilities. Having a Food Handlers Permit ensures that any food the medical worker comes into contact with is both nutritious and safe for consumption. This in turn ensures that the patient’s wellbeing is maintained while they are in the hospital. The permit is usually acquired through a formal certification procedure. This typically involves attending a food handlers training course and passing an examination. The training course provides the medical worker with the necessary knowledge to create a safe working environment while handling food.