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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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1.5 Explain the importance of clearing and disposing of food waste promptly and safety.
Weegy: Food waste must be disposed of on a regular basis. This prevents any build up of potentially harmful bacteria. This helps to prevent cross contamination. [ Pests such as flies and insects love leftovers. There is also the added risk of attracting rodents (mice and rats). Listed below are some risk areas: The law requires that the layout, design, construction and size of food premises shall: Permit adequate cleaning and/or disinfection. The layout and design should allow access for effective cleaning. Alternatively, equipment must be mobile to enable adequate cleaning and disinfection. Materials of construction must be suitable to allow the type of cleaning appropriate to that area. Protect against accumulation of dirt, contact with toxic materials, shedding of particles into food and the formation of condensation or mould on surfaces. ............ ] User: 1.4 Explain why surfaces, utensils and equipment must be clean before beginning a new task. Weegy: Surfaces and utensils should be clean because Cross contamination is what happens when bacteria from one food item are transferred to another food item, [ often by way of unwashed cutting boards or countertops ] User: 1.6 Explain the importance of storing different types of food and drink safety Weegy: The importance of storing different types of food and drink safely will prevent contaminating food with pathogens spreading from people, pets, and pests. User: 2.1 Explain when hands must be washed to maintain food hygiene Weegy: 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 ... (More)
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2.2 Explain effective hand-washing for handling food and drink
Weegy: Is it important to wash your hands? Simply put, yes. Hand washing is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infections. [ You can spread certain "germs" (a general term for microbes like viruses and bacteria) casually by touching another person. You can also catch germs when you touch contaminated objects or surfaces and then you touch your face (mouth, eyes, and nose). "Good" hand washing techniques include using an adequate amount of soap, rubbing the hands together to create friction, and rinsing under running water. The use of gloves is not a substitute for hand washing. There is additional information in OSH Answers about how the common cold is transmitted by contaminated hands. Also see Influenza and Pandemic Influenza. Other steps that can be taken to reduce the spread of infections are discussed in the OSH Answers document Good Hygiene Practices - Reducing the Spread of Infections and Viruses. Please note: In some workplaces, universal precautions should be followed when workers are exposed to blood and certain other body fluids. Please see the OSH Answers document Routine Practices for more complete information. read more : ] (More)
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