There are many precautions that can be adopted in a food business which helps them avoid becoming involved in a food poisoning claim. Highclere & Woolton Hill food poisoning claims is when a person who has been made ill from food poisoning, claims compensation from the food business that caused it.
Highclere & Woolton Hill food poisoning claims may be made against an organisation or an individual. It may actually be paid out of a public liability insurance policy. Accident Advice Helpline are a leading law firm who have teams of personal injury lawyers who can help with this sort of claim. If you give them a call they will explain how the process works.
If you are thinking about starting an injury claim solicitor in Highclere & Woolton Hill food poisoning claim then you may be interested to know about the sort of food handling errors that may have led to your illness. The causes of food poisoning can be multiple and complex and the food handlers often play a leading part in what went wrong.
This is the sort of guidance that food handlers should strictly follow to make sure that their business does not become part of a Highclere & Woolton Hill food poisoning claim.
Food handler guidance aimed at preventing Highclere & Woolton Hill food poisoning claims
When you are in the food room you must never put your fingers in or close to your mouth, nose or ears. This is because you could get pathogens on your hands that you could then transfer to the food you are handling. If you have to cough or sneeze when you are handling food, turn away from the food and do it into a tissue. Throw the tissue away and go and wash your hands immediately. If you have a very heavy cough or cold your supervisor may not want you to not handle open food.
Food handlers should be trained in hygienic precautions. They should understand that it is not hygienic to do the following when you are handling food:
- Bite your nails
- Lick your fingers to try and separate paper
- Eat anything even if it is just picking up a chip or a grape and popping it in your mouth
- Pick your nose
- Smoke (cigarette smoke can also taint food)
- Blow on cutlery to polish them
- Taste food with an unwashed spoon
It is the responsibility of the owner or manager of the food business to make sure that all the food handlers have the necessary level of training. This is needed even if the food handlers are casual staff or if they are only part-time. You do not have to spend very long in a food business to cause a food poisoning outbreak and to become involved in a Highclere & Woolton Hill food poisoning claim!
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 24th November 2013
Author: David Brown