It is good practice to record medial certificate for staff who have been off sick and could potentially contaminate food.

Food handlers suffering from the following symtoms :

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Abodominal pain

Should be excluded from work for a period of 48 hours

In most cases of infection, bacteria and viruses can still be found in someone’s faeces after symptoms stop. It is therefore important that managers continue to exclude food handlers for a period of time after this.

Here is how to do it 

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