b'Food Safety DefensesProtecting Highly Susceptible PopulationsCertain facilities, like nursing homes and day care centers, require higher levels of caution around sickness. If your workplace serves a YOPI group, you cant work anywhere in the facility, even in a non food preparation role. If you have diarrhea, vomiting or jaundice, you must not come to work until your symptoms have entirely disappeared.Why is Hand Washing Important?The most important food safety tools are not bottles of sanitizer or commercial grade dishwashers: theyre workers with clean hands.Remember, germs cant normally be seen or smelled. Even if your hands look clean, you must wash them often throughout the day. Washing your hands is the most crucial part of keeping germs out of the food you prepare.32'