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2.1 explain when hands must be washed to maintain food hygiene.
Hands cause most of the cross-contamination in the kitchen.They may be covered with bacteria from the toilet or from contaminated foods and surfaces.They also have their own natural bacteria (such as Staphylococcus Aureus),which cannot be washed [ off. When should you wash your hand? Before starting work After visiting the toilet After smoking Cleaning Between tasks
After handling raw products Returning to food preparation area Handling eggs/vegetables Touching body parts Using telephone Greeting others (hand shake) Handling waste products Combing hair Un-packing products Where should you wash your hands? Hands may only be washed in the wash hand basin. The wash hand basin should not be used for anything else. The regulations specify that the following must be provided: a clean basin in good repair continuous adequate hot water (preferable with hands free operation) cold water (preferable with hands free operation) soap or bacterial soap cream nail brush drying facilities e.g. disposable paper towels, roller towel from a dispenser, hot air dryers ]
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