We take the health and safety of our staff members and customers very seriously.
The collectible animal toys found in the Yowie Surprise-Inside Chocolates are manufactured in China, and we have a very strong working relationship with our team who follow strict health and safety measures at all time.
Since the Covid-19 outbreak these measures have been further improved and we are confident in the steps being taken to ensure the continued health and safety of all parties.
We would like to reassure all Yowie fans by sharing the health and safety measures practiced by our manufacturing team.
Prior to the Covid-19 Outbreak
- All workers in the packing and assembly room wear a change into protective clothes, wear surgical masks and clean room shoes with protective plastic covers. They also wear a fresh uniform and use hairnets to trap any fallen hair.
- The packing and assembly room workers have a hand washing policy each time they enter the workspace.
- Each Yowie capsule is cleaned with 75% Isopropyl Alcohol before being fed into the final assembly line.
- Each animal collectible is also wiped with 75% Isopropyl alcohol before being fed into the assembly line.
- Closed capsules are fed through UV sterilization tunnel prior to final pack out.
Health and Safety Policy Following Covid-19 Outbreak
- All workers have their temperature checked and recorded before entering the factory site. Their hands are also sanitized with 75% Isopropyl Alcohol, and their shoes are sanitized before stepping foot on site.
- All workers must wear surgical masks. Before each shift they must wash hands with soap, sanitize with 75% Isopropyl Alcohol and have their temperature checked and recorded.
- Workers are now required to wear plastic gloves in addition to their existing protective wear.
- All production line machines, assembly lines and equipment are sanitized every 2 hours.
- The work site floor is disinfected with bleach before every shift.
- Any worker found with a temperature must be immediately isolated and the case immediately reported to local government.
- All workers have been told to immediately notify supervisors if feeling unwell and will be directed to see a doctor immediately.
- Random local government checks on cleaning chemicals, sanitization equipment and surgical mask stock. It’s also mandated to wear a mask whilst at work.
Our most recent shipment of toys from China to the USA was in mid-January; just prior to the first recorded case. We hope to have the next exciting series of Yowie collectables in production soon so we can continue to educate children on animals, their habitat and the natural world.