In a nutshell: Clothing and jewelry might potentially contaminate food. Proper work attire can help limit the risk of food contamination during preparation.

Clothes and jewellery can be a source of food contamination. The appropriate clothing for a food handler should include:

Why wearing NO jewellery is suggested?

  • Jewellery can be an occupational safety and health hazard. It can be heated up near cooking appliances and burn your skin.
  • Jewellery may become loose and get caught in machinery or into food, resulting in physical hazards.
  • Stop you from washing your hands thoroughly.

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