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The Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995

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Persons suffering from certain medical conditions

5.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a person working in a food handing area who—

(a)knows or suspects that he is suffering form or that he is a carrier of a disease likely to be transmitted through food; or

(b)is afflicted with an infected wound, a skin infection, sores, diarrhoea or with any analogous medical condition,

in circumstances where there is any likelihood of him directly or indirectly contaminating any food with pathogenic micro-organisms, shall report that knowledge, suspicion or affliction to the proprietor of the food business at which he is working.

(2) This regulation shall not apply to a person unless he is working in a food handling area in which a food business proprietor, seeking to comply with regulation 4(2)(d) and paragraph 2 of Chapter VIII of Schedule 1, may be required to refuse him permission to work.

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