Unit 1 Lesson 3b – Jewellery and personal effects Copy

Jewellery and personal effects

Jewellery or watches should not be permitted because of the risk of physical and pathogenic contamination (except a plain wedding band or sleeper earrings). Watches and jewellery can collect and spread dirt and harmful bacteria, and fall into the food.

The document that follows shows an example checklist for safe working methods in relation to personal hygiene in a food handling environment.