ServSafe Personal Hygiene Test 3


Use hand sanitizer in a restaurant after:

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Only wash your hands before using a hand sanitizer. The only logical time to use hand sanitizer is after washing your hands because there is no substitute for cleaning your hands, as this will not have an impact on the product's ability to kill germs.

Of the following listed items, which one is a kitchen employee permitted to wear when working in the kitchen?

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Of the listed items, a kitchen employee is permitted to wear eyeglasses when working in the kitchen. While all non-essential items should be taken off before working, items which are required to wear on the part of the employee are perfectly acceptable.

How long should hands be cleansed with water and soap at the very least?

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Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds with water and soap. While washing your hands with water and soap for longer than 20 seconds is totally acceptable, at least 20 seconds is required to ensure well cleaned hands.

Which of the items on the list is prohibited for staff members to wear in a restaurant kitchen?

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Employees are not allowed to wear jewelry in the kitchen of a restaurant. This is because jewelry, like as watches, can easily fall off an employee and end up in the food, creating a health risk. For individuals with a valid need, prescription glasses are accepted. An alternative to a plastic or paper hat is a baseball cap.

Which of the following situations is the proper time to wash your hands after?

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The time to wash your hands is at all of the aforementioned occasions. It is crucial to regularly wash your hands to prevent problems with food safety because hand washing is arguably the most crucial part of food hygiene.

In a restaurant, hand sanitizer can be used after:

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Hand sanitizer can be used only after washing your hands. Since there is no substitute for washing your hands, the only logical time you could use hand sanitizer is during a time when it will not affect the ability to kill germs; in particular, after washing your hands.

Food handlers should wash their hands after which of the following events?

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All of the above listed answers require kitchen workers and other food handlers to wash their hands. Since all the answers are potential chemical or biological hazards, employees should make sure to wash their hands to prevent cross contamination.

Which of the following rules is the most important regarding the safety of food in the restaurant?

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Washing hands is the most important rule to follow to ensure proper food safety in your food service establishment. While the other answers are important, there is no substitute or greater rule than hand washing.

Which of the following is not permitted in an employee restroom?

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In the employee bathroom of a restaurant, cloth towels are not authorized. Paper towels should be offered in their place to prevent any contamination within the restaurant.

Burger patties are formed over the course of an employee's eight-hour shift at your restaurant. How frequently should the employee switch out their gloves?

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Every hour, the worker should switch gloves. It is crucial to change gloves every hour during the patty-making process to prevent bacterial development because food pathogens can grow on them.

A kitchen worker accidentally wounds his hand while chopping veggies. The employee should adhere to the following procedure:

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After applying a bandage to the wound, the employee should cleanse the area with water before covering the hand with a disposable plastic glove. By doing so, the wound will have received the correct care, and there won't be any risk of blood getting into the meal. It is best to transport the employee to the hospital for evaluation if the cut is deep or if they start feeling dizzy.

Employee training concerning personal hygiene should start:

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An employee should begin to be trained in matters concerning personal hygiene after the employee has been hired. This ensures that the employee will come to his or her first day of work in a sanitary and acceptable manner.

Two kitchen staff members choose to go outside for a break. The non-smoking employee should do the following:

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It is appropriate for the non-smoking employee to wash their hands before going back to work. After a break, no employee may come back to work without first washing their hands.

What personal hygiene routine is the most crucial?

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The most crucial aspect of personal hygiene is hand washing. Even while the other suggestions for personal hygiene are significant, washing your hands is by far the most crucial action you can do to avoid contracting a foodborne illness.

An employee enters the restaurant and changes, clocks in, sanitizes their hands, and begins to work. What did this employee forget?

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The employee has forgotten to wash their hands, which is not listed as an answer choice. While the employee used hand sanitizer, they did not sanitize their hands using the correct process. Remember, nothing substitutes for washing your hands correctly.

All of the following tasks should be performed with clean hands, with the exception of:

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All specified actions, with the exception of cleaning dishes, should be followed immediately by hand washing for employees. There is no specific reason to wash your hands after cleaning dishes, even though it is necessary for staff to do so frequently.

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