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Employee health—Conditions of exclusion.

Except as provided in WAC 246-215-02235, the PERSON IN CHARGE of a FOOD ESTABLISHMENT shall EXCLUDE any FOOD EMPLOYEE who is known to have:
(1) Diarrhea or vomiting;
(2) Jaundice;
(3) A diagnosed infection (symptomatic or ASYMPTOMATIC) with Salmonella Typhi, Shigella, Enterohemorrhagic or SHIGA TOXIN-PRODUCING ESCHERICHIA COLI, or hepatitis A virus;
(4) A sore throat with fever or a diagnosed infection with Norovirus or Salmonella other than Salmonella Typhi, and works in a FOOD ESTABLISHMENT serving a HIGHLY SUSCEPTIBLE POPULATION; or
(5) A previous infection with Salmonella Typhi within the past three months without having antibiotic therapy.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20.050 and 43.20.145. WSR 13-03-109, § 246-215-02220, filed 1/17/13, effective 5/1/13.]
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