Handwashing Lavatories and Supplies

Item 37 Hand washing Lavatories and Supplies 3 points

Because hand washing is an important factor in the prevention of foodborne illness, sufficient hand washing sinks must be available to make hand washing not only possible, but likely. 

  1. Hand washing lavatories must be properly located.
  2. Water must have adequate flow and temperature.
  3. Hand cleanser and a hand drying device must be provided at each sink.
  4. Hand sinks must be maintained accessible, unobstructed, and in good condition.
  5. Must only be used for hand washing.
  6. Provide a waste receptacle.