Hygiene Issue

How to Deal with an Employee Who has a Hygiene Issue

How to Deal with an Employee Who has a Hygiene Issue

Dealing with an employee who has a hygiene issue is not easy for employers or supervisors. Having to tell an employee that he or she consistently has bad breath or a body odor is difficult to do and may be very embarrassing for the employee. This free guide will help avoid unnecessary embarrassment and any form of public shame when dealing with this sensitive issue.

The guide also sets out why it is important that employers implement a policy that explains the importance of good hygiene in the workplace and convey that poor hygiene is not acceptable. The guide includes suggestions to ensure that employees do not to harass co-workers with a hygiene issue and requests that employees approach their supervisors if there is a specific reason that makes it difficult to practice good hygiene.

Download this free 'How To' guide, designed for HR professionals, on dealing with an employee who has a hygiene issue.



 

How to Deal with an Employee Who has a Hygiene Issue

This free 'How To' guide details the steps needed to tackle the often embarrassing and sensitive issue of employee hygiene, including:

  • Notifying employees that bad hygiene in the workplace is not acceptable
  • Monitoring employees with hygiene issues
  • Addressing hygiene issues with employees and providing them a chance to explain
  • Working with employees to find a solution to poor hygiene issues

Author: Jason Habinsky, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP