Rhode Island Handwashing Poster
The Rhode Island Handwashing Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training. This poster is mandatory for some employers, including food establishments.
A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands shall be provided at all handwashing sinks used by food employees and must be clearly visible.
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Rhode Island Department of Health, Center for Food Protection For more information call (401) 222-2750 When? When arriving at work After using the bathroom After smoking After sneezing After touching your hair, face, or clothing After eating or drinking After taking off or before putting on a new pair of gloves Before handling food, especially ready-to-eat foods like salads and sandwiches After handling garbage After handling dirty equipment, dishes, or utensils After touching raw meats, poultry, or fish Anytime you change tasks (go from one thing to another) Why? Your hands may look clean, but they have germs Washing your hands helps keep you and your customers from getting sick It’s the law! Wash Your Hands! If you handle food, you must wash your hands often! Hand washing is the best way to prevent the spread of infection. Use new gloves! Every time you wash your hands When a glove is torn or soiled 1 Wet your hands with warm, running water Lather with soap 2 Scrub between fingers, on backs of hands, and under nails Wash at least 10-15 seconds, as long as it takes to sing “Happy Birthday” 3 Dry hands with single-use paper towels or electric hand dryer 4 Use a paper towel to turn off the water How? ADAPTED FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH MAY 2017
Other Rhode Island Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 22 optional and mandatory Rhode Island labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://health.ri.gov/publications/factsheets/Handwashing.pdf , updated April 2020
- Rhode Island Labor Law Posters at http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/business/post.htm
- Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training
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