HAND HYGIENE SURVEY:
DID YOU KNOW:
This happens when harmful germs, invisible to the naked eye, are spread onto food from hands, other foods, surfaces or equipment.
"Every year foodborne diseases cause 1 in 10 people to fall ill and can be deadly, resulting in 420,000 deaths." - WHO Estimates of the Global Burden of Food borne Diseases. 2015.
“39% of staff do not wash their hands after visiting the toilet, while 53% do not wash their hands before preparing food.” - Food Standards Agency
Food workers are consistently implicated in foodborne illness outbreaks. Preventing the spread of germs and cross-contamination of food is therefore essential to running a safe and effective food business.