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1

How should one wash their hands when cooking?

Hands should be washed frequently with hot water and antibacterial soup

2

When should one's hands be washed especially well?
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After using the toilet
Touching one's hair
Touching one's face
After coughing or sneezing

3

Why should one's hands be washed so frequently when cooking?

To prevent the transfer of bacteria

4

How should one's fingernails be when cooking?

Nails should be kept short and unpolished

5

Why should fingernails be kept short during cooking?

To avoid harbouring bacteria underneath long nails

6

Why should fingernails be kept unpolished during cooking?

To avoid nail polish chipping and falling into food

7

What must be done to jewellery when cooking?

Jewellery should be removed, especially rings

8

Why should jewellery be removed when cooking?

To avoid harbouring bacteria and to prevent jewellery from falling into food during preparation

9

What clothing should be worn when cooking?

Protective clothing e.g. an apron should be worn to protect clothes from getting dirty and to reduce the spread of bacteria

10

What should be done to one's hair when cooking?

Long hair should be tied up or a hairnet or chef's hat should be worn

11

Why should long hair be tied back and a chef's hat or hairnet be worn during cooking?

To avoid loose hairs falling into food

12

What should be done to wounds before cooking?

Wounds should be securely covered with a brightly coloured waterproof bandage or dressing

13

Why should wounds be securely covered with a waterproof bandage or dressing before cooking?

To prevent blood from contaminating the food during preparation and to prevent food from entering the wound

14

Why should a brightly coloured bandage be used to cover wounds during cooking?

To ensure they can be seen if it falls into the food

15

How should food be tastes?

Fingers should not be used to taste food instead a clean spoon should be used each time food is tasted

16

Why should fingers not be used to taste food?

To prevent burns and contamination of the food

17

How should someone suffering from an illness prepare food?

Anyone suffering from illness should avoid preparing food for anyone but themselves

18

Why should any ill individual avoid preparing food for others?

As they may transmit their illness through the food

19

List all the personal hygiene guidelines that should be followed
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Wash hands - frequently - hot water - antibacterial soap - after bathroom, hair, face, coughing - transfer if bacteria

Short - unpolished nails - harbour bacteria under long nails

Protective clothing - apron - protect clothes - reduce spread of bacteria

Hair - tied up - hairnet - chefs hat - loose hair falls into food

Wounds - securely covered - brightly coloured - waterproof bandage/dressing - clearly seen if it falls into food - prevents blood contaminating food - prevents food entering wound

Taste with clean spoon - not fingers - burns and contaminates food

If ill - avoid cooking for anyone but yourself - transmit illness through food

Remove jewellery - rings - harbour bacteria - fall into food

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Why should an apron by worn
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To protect clothes from getting dirty

To reduce the spread of bacteria