Clothing – snug fitting and usually covers body, arms and legs
Footwear – covering entire foot surface and heavy enough to withstand sharp objects
Aprons or coats – worn to protect clothing from hot liquids, or bacterial contamination.
Gloves – worn to avoid contamination of food (keep it sanitary) and also to protect the worker from exposures to microbes
Eye protection – goggles can be worn to protect the eyes from splattering
Hairnets – worn to keep the food clean and sanitary (people lose 50 hairs a day)
Dust mask – where biologically hazardous dusts or mists need to be avoided (e.g. sweeping up mouse droppings)
Biological Containment Hoods – if you work in a laboratory with animals or microbes these hoods use air pressure to keep infectious material away from a workers breathing zone.