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Toilet and dressing rooms shall be large enough, conveniently located, adequately equipped, and provided for each sex employed. They shall be adequately lighted and ventilated and kept in a clean and sanitary condition. The toilet room shall have no direct openings into any processing or food storage room. Access to the toilet room shall be gained through a fully enclosed room, vestibule, or passageway equipped with two self closing, tight fitting doors; these doors shall be so spaced that both cannot be opened by the same person at the same time. However, this does not apply to existing bakeries if the toilet room is equipped with adequate power exhaust ventilation to the outside atmosphere. Adequate hand-washing facilities shall be in or immediately adjacent to the toilet and dressing rooms. These facilities shall include hot and cold or warm running water. Manually operated faucets shall not have spring-type closures. Hand-washing signs shall be prominently displayed; hand-cleaning substance and single-service towels shall be kept near each basin. Blower-type dryers or roller-type cloth towels shall be permitted only in addition to single-service towels. The use of a common towel is prohibited. Waste disposal containers of sanitary design shall be used. Employees' outer garments, overshoes, and rubbers shall be stored in a sanitary manner.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 31.10; 31.77

Published Electronically:

September 23, 2013