Wisconsin Employee Hygiene Factsheet - Food Safety Poster
The Employee Hygiene Factsheet - Food Safety is a labor law posters poster by the Wisconsin Department Of Workforce Development. This is an optional poster, so while it is recommended that you post this if it is relevant to your employees, you are not required to by the Department Of Workforce Development.
This poster provided by the Wiconsin Food Code offers a set of guidelines for employees to follow in regards to workplace hygiene and how to prevent the spread of foodborne illnesses & food contamination.
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Wi sconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Division of Food and Recreational Safety 2811 Agriculture Dr., P.O. Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708 https://www.datcp.wi.gov DFS -FS -067 (11 /2020 ) Employee Hygiene and Cleanliness The Importance of Proper Hygiene Employees can prevent foodborne illness by practicing good personal hygiene. This includes proper handwashing, maintaining fingernails, wearing hair restraints and proper clothing, minimizing jewelry worn, and eating/drinking/tobacco use in designated places only. Hand Washing Hands must be washed properly in a designated hand wash sink. Wash hands and exposed arms under running water for a minimum of 20 seconds, using soap, rinsing and drying completely with a single -use towel. Fingernails Fingernails must be kept trimmed and clean. Wearing fingernail polish or artificial fingernails when working with exposed food is not allowed unless the food em ployee is wearing single -use gloves. Hair Restraints Food employees are required to wear hair restraints such as hair nets, hats, and beard nets that are effective in keeping hair under control. Work Clothing Food employees must wear clean outer clothing to prevent contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single -service and single -use articles. Personal Item Storage Personal items (e.g., cell phones ) must be kept away from food processing and food storage areas. Use lockers, dressing room s or other designated places to store all personal items. Wearing of Jewelry Jewelry should be limited to a plain -banded ring only. Medical alert identification tags are permitted as necklaces. Wounds Cover all wounds completely. If a wound is oozing and ca nnot be covered, you are not allowed to work with food. Eating, Drinking or Using Tobacco Employees must eat, drink or use tobacco only in designated areas where contamination of food, equipment , ute nsils, linens, and single -service and single -use articles cannot occur. A food employee can drink from a closed beverage container (i.e., a cup with a lid and straw) if the container is handled to prevent contamination and stored in a manner to prevent po ssible contamination of food. Wisconsin Food Code Fact Sheet
Other Wisconsin Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional nineteen optional and mandatory Wisconsin 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://datcp.wi.gov/Documents/EmployeeHygieneFactSheet.pdf , updated June 2023
- Wisconsin Labor Law Posters at http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/posters.htm
- Wisconsin Department Of Workforce Development
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