(1) All employees must wash their hands before beginning work and upon
returning to work after using toilet facilities, eating, smoking, or otherwise
soiling their hands. They must keep their hands clean and follow good hygienic
practices while on duty. Expectorating or use of tobacco in any form is
prohibited in each room and compartment where any milk, dairy product, or
supplies are prepared, stored, or otherwise handled. Clean white or
light-colored washable outer garments and caps (paper caps or hair nets are
acceptable) must be worn by all persons engaged in receiving, testing,
processing milk, manufacturing, packaging or handling dairy products.
(2) No person afflicted with a communicable
disease may be permitted in any room or compartment where milk and dairy
products are prepared, manufactured, or otherwise handled. No person who has a discharging
or infected wound, sore or lesion on hands, arms, or other exposed portion of
the body may work in any dairy processing rooms or in any capacity resulting in
contact with milk or dairy products.