People who work around open food while suffering from certain infections can spread infection to other people through the food

Generally, those working in food areas must complete a food-handlers questionnaire, before commencing employment. They may also be required to complete a medical disclaimer on return to work after illness, injury or a holiday abroad.

No person suffering from food poisoning or a stomach upset or an infectious disease likely to be transmitted by food is allowed to work in a food storage, production or serving area.

If you become aware that you may be suffering from or be a carrier of Typhoid; Paratyphoid; Salmonella infection; Dysentery or Staphylococcal infection,  you must inform your supervisor and must not work. You must also report any of the following conditions to your supervisor:

Your Doctor will be required to declare that you are medically fit before you are allowed to return to work.

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