Restriction on employment of persons likely to spread disease
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(1) No person suffering from a discharging wound or sore or from a discharge of the ear or from attacks of vomiting or diarrhoea or from a sore throat shall take any part in the manufacture or handling of any frozen confection in any food business:
Provided that a health officer may issue a certificate to any such person exempting him from this paragraph in any case in which such health officer is satisfied that no danger to the public health is involved.
(2) Any person who is employed or working in any food business involving the manufacture or handling of frozen confections shall, if so required in writing by a health officer, submit himself to medical examination at such time and at such place as such health officer may direct and, if after such medical examination, a health officer is satisfied that such person is suffering from any communicable disease, or is likely to communicate to any other person any communicable disease, such last mentioned health officer may notify such person in writing to that effect, and such person shall forthwith cease to be employed or to work in such food business or in any other such food business.
(3) A notification given under paragraph (2) shall continue in force until it is cancelled by a further notice in writing by a health officer declaring such first mentioned notice to be cancelled.
(4) No person shall cause, or suffer or permit, any person, other than a person who has been duly exempted from paragraph (1), whom he knows or has reason to believe to be suffering from any of the complaints specified in that paragraph, to be employed or work in any food business involving the manufacture or handling of frozen confections.
(5) No person shall cause, or suffer or permit, any person in respect of whom he knows or has reason to believe that a notice given under paragraph (2) is in force to be so employed or so to work.