Your 3 compartment sink has some uses, actually a few crucial ones.
Mainly, it is used to wash, rinse, and sanitize dishes, pots, pans, and flatware. This is something that has been around for a long while, and most people know the basics.
However, there are specific rules that you must follow for each step to ensure that your dishes are clean and sanitized.
Many things can be washed in a three-compartment sink. However, your hands are not one of them. These are one of the only things that can’t be washed in your sink.
The reason? Cross contamination.
If you are using your sink to thaw foods or there are dirty dishes in it, and you touch whatever is in there with your hands while or after washing, you can transfer bacteria from the food to the customers or their food.
There are handwashing sinks that are specifically for washing your hands.
You can also not use the three-compartment sink as a mop sink.
So to recap.
Which Of The Following Is Not Allowed In A Three-Compartment Sink?
- Washing your hands.
- Using it as a mop sink.
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