TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER m: FOOD, DRUGS AND COSMETICS
PART 750 FOOD SERVICE SANITATION CODE
SECTION 750.512 WHEN TO WASH HANDS


 

Section 750.512  When to Wash Hands

 

Food employees shall clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms immediately before engaging in food preparation, including working with exposed food, clean equipment and utensils, and unwrapped single-service articles, and:

 

a)         After touching bare human body parts other than clean hands and clean exposed portion of arms;

 

b)         After using the toilet room;

 

c)         After caring for or handling service animals;

 

d)         After coughing, sneezing, using a handkerchief or disposable tissue, using tobacco, eating, or drinking;

 

e)         After handling soiled equipment or utensils;

 

f)         During food preparation, as often as is necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross-contamination when changing tasks;

 

g)         When switching between working with raw food and working with ready-to-eat food;

 

h)         Before donning gloves for working with food; and

 

i)          After engaging in other activities that contaminate the hands.

 

(Source:  Added at 32 Ill. Reg. 11980, effective July 10, 2008)