Indiana Code Title 22. Labor and Safety § 22-9-5-23

Sec. 23 . (a) In any case in which an individual has an infectious or communicable disease that:

(1) is transmitted to others through the handling of food;

(2) is included on the list developed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under 42 U.S.C. 12113 ;  and

(3) constitutes a significant risk to the health or safety of others that cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation;

a covered entity may refuse to assign or continue to assign the individual to a job involving food handling.

(b) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to preempt, modify, or amend any statute, rule, or ordinance applicable to food handling that is designed to protect the public health from individuals who pose a significant risk to the health or safety of others that cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation pursuant to the list published by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under 42 U.S.C. 12113 .


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