b'Defense #1: Personal HygieneWhen Do I Need to Wash My Hands?You must wash your hands before you handle food, and you must wash them again any time they may have been contaminated. Ways your hands might become contaminated include:Using the toilet Touching your face, mouth, or noseTouching raw meat, fishSneezing, cough-or poultry ing, or blowing your noseTaking out the garbageHandling animals or touching dirty dishes or using cleaners and other chemi-cals.Taking a break, eating or smokingWhen you wash your hands, dont just clean the palms. You must wash your entire hand, including fingers, backs of hands, and under fingernails.Dont take chances: when in doubt, wash!eFoodHhandlers.com 1 717'