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Stacys

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Posted 27 June 2022 - 05:58 PM

Inquiring minds want to know why they cannot wear capris/shorts to the knees:

 

I went to a food manufacturing plant-They do jelly and jams and i noticed they wear capris/shorts to the knees. Our facility is a dry manufacturing facility and we wear long coats with long sleeves and require the teams to wear pants? I do not see anything in the SQF Policy stating they have to wear long pants. I would appreciate any help i can get.

 

Thank you so much



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Posted 27 June 2022 - 06:07 PM

This is a hot button topic on this site.
You should be able to search on the site and get a LOT of opinions.


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Posted 27 June 2022 - 06:13 PM

Run a risk analysis to determine what could happen due to exposure, etc.

 

Good chance it would be ok.


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Posted 27 June 2022 - 07:21 PM

I require folks in our manufacturing facility to wear full leg covering.  This is for their protection- dealing with hot liquids, chemicals, glass... pants do create one extra barrier for something to penetrate before harming you.  That reasoning seems to be enough around here.



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Posted 28 June 2022 - 12:40 AM

Inquiring minds want to know why they cannot wear capris/shorts to the knees:

 

I went to a food manufacturing plant-They do jelly and jams and i noticed they wear capris/shorts to the knees. Our facility is a dry manufacturing facility and we wear long coats with long sleeves and require the teams to wear pants? I do not see anything in the SQF Policy stating they have to wear long pants. I would appreciate any help i can get.

 

Thank you so much

Hi Stacys,

 

This is one of the "perennials" :smile:

 

Can sample these posts/threads -

 

https://www.ifsqn.co...sk/#entry184827

https://www.ifsqn.co...om/#entry179421

https://www.ifsqn.co...er/#entry161291

https://www.ifsqn.co...ion/#entry75149

https://www.ifsqn.co...ngs/#entry11594


Kind Regards,

 

Charles.C




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