Ministry of Health & Social Development
Public Health
Release Date:
Monday, 6 February 2017 - 12:56pm

Food handlers are reminded that hair restraint must be worn at all times when handling food.

The Environmental Health Division is reminding managers and management of food establishments that they are responsible for ensuring continual monitoring and training of personnel following increased complaints that some food handlers are not wearing hair restraint while working in kitchens.

Managers and management of these establishments are to ensure that requirements are continuously met between the division’s biannual inspections of these businesses.


Natasha Lettsome

Marketing and Communications Manager
BVI Health Services Authority
Telephone: 852-7655
Email:  nlettsome@bvihsa.vg