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Each salvage food processing establishment shall have toilet facilities equipped with at least one flush toilet connected to a public sewer system or to an individual sewage disposal system. Toilet rooms and dressing rooms shall be well lighted, ventilated, and provided separately for male and female personnel if five or more persons of opposite sex are employed. Such facilities shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition. Adequate hand-washing facilities consisting of hand sinks, hot and cold running water, hand soap, and sanitary, single use towels shall be in or immediately adjacent to toilet and dressing rooms. All liquid waste disposal shall be in conformity with the State Plumbing Code. Hand-washing signs shall be prominently posted in each toilet room directing the employees to wash their hands before starting work or before returning to work. All toilet rooms shall be ventilated to the outside atmosphere by either properly screened direct openings or by ventilator ducts having no direct connection to the ventilating duct system of the processing room or food storage rooms.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 31.101

Published Electronically:

September 23, 2013