Personal hygiene of food handlers

Alastair McLeod

3m 51s


Lesson Details

When we talk about personal hygiene, we tend to think about how staying clean and well-groomed affects our own health. But did you know that, especially in a hospitality workplace, your personal hygiene can affect the health of others?

In our post-pandemic world, we know more than ever about the importance of thorough hand-washing. Everyone is individually responsible for maintaining the highest standard of hygiene at work - not only for moral reasons, but to protect the reputation of your venue. In this lesson, you’ll discover best-practice methods for maintaining personal hygiene in hospitality.

What you’ll learn

  • Why and how personal hygiene can impact food safety
  • When you must wash your hands at work
  • World Health Organization standard method for hand-washing

This course is aimed at any hospitality worker who comes into contact with food or customers.


Alastair McLeod

Owner of Al’FreshCo

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