Salmonella: Code of Practice for the Control of (PB2202)

5. Personnel

5.1 The aim should be to ensure that there are sufficient personnel with the ability, training and expertise necessary to make sure that the provisions of the Code are applied. All personnel who may be involved in handling raw materials in stores should be given clear guidance and instruction on their duties. Training should cover not only specific tasks but good hygiene practice generally and the importance of personal hygiene.

5.2 All personnel should wear overalls or other appropriate garments. These should be regularly and frequently cleaned. Eating, drinking and smoking should not be allowed within storage areas or near to raw materials. Cloakroom and toilet facilities, where provided, should be kept clean.

5.3 No person known to be suffering from a communicable enteric disease should be employed in the handling of raw materials.

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