GROOMING GUIDELINES/ DRESS CODE GUIDELINES & STANDARDS

GROOMING GUIDELINES/
DRESS CODE GUIDELINES & STANDARDS
             All Divisions




                2008




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GENERAL GROOMING STANDARDS
                               Retail Employees
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                             STANDARD ACROSS ALL DIVISIONS

A well-dressed employee is one more aspect of our World Class Service strategy. Clean, well-dressed
employees suggest a clean efficient operation to our customers. These grooming and dress standards apply to
employees assigned to work all or part of their shifts during the hours their stores are open. These policies
cannot cover all situations. Therefore, each employee must exercise good judgment in meeting our objectives in
presenting a clean and professional appearance.

       Smile! It is the most important part of your appearance.
       You are expected to present a clean and professional image at all times.

    MALE                                                               FEMALE
    HAIR - Must be clean, conservatively colored, styled               HAIR - Must be clean, conservatively colored, styled
    and neatly combed so that it will not hinder vision,               and neatly combed so that it will not hinder vision,
    work performance or cause a safety hazard. Contact                 work performance or cause a safety hazard. Long hair
    of hair with hands must be avoided. The length of the              must be pulled back off the face so as not to come in
    hair must not extend past the top of the shirt collar.             contact with any food. Contact of hair with hands must
                                                                       be avoided.
    HANDS AND FINGERNAILS - Are to be kept neat,                       HANDS AND FINGERNAILS - Are to be kept neat,
    clean and well groomed at all times.                               clean and well groomed at all times. The length of the
                                                                       fingernails shall not inhibit job functions. Clear or soft
                                                                       color polish may be worn, if desired.
    FACIAL HAIR - Must be clean-shaven at all times.                   PERSONAL CLEANLINESS - Adequate personal
    Mustaches are permitted providing they are neatly                  hygiene must be maintained. Precautions need to
    groomed and do not extend past the corners of the                  be taken to prevent unpleasant breath or body
    mouth. Beards, goatees, handlebar mustaches, etc.,                 odor. Objectionable habits, (i.e., running hands
    are not permitted. Sideburns shall be neatly trimmed               through the hair, biting nails, hands in mouth,
    and shall not extend more than 1/2” below the                      coughing or sneezing without a tissue) are to be
    earlobe.                                                           avoided.
    PERSONAL CLEANLINESS - Adequate personal                           JEWELRY - If worn, it should be simple and
    hygiene must be maintained. Precautions need to                    businesslike. Necklaces should be worn inside the
    be taken to prevent unpleasant breath or body                      shirt and earrings should be kept small so as not to
    odor. Objectionable habits, (i.e., running hands                   cause a safety hazard. Jewelry worn on the nose,
    through the hair, biting nails, hands in mouth,                    tongue, eyebrows, lips or other unconventional areas
    coughing or sneezing without a tissue) are to be                   of the body is specifically prohibited in keeping with
    avoided.                                                           the Company’s desire for a professional image.
    JEWELRY - If worn, it should be simple and                         CLOTHING - Need not be expensive, however, it
    businesslike. Neck chains should be worn inside the                does need to be clean, pressed, properly fitted and in
    shirt so as not to cause a safety hazard. Jewelry                  good repair.
    worn on the nose, tongue, eyebrows, lips or other
    unconventional areas of the body is specifically
    prohibited in keeping with the Company’s desire for a
    professional image.
    CLOTHING - Need not be expensive, however, it
    does need to be clean, pressed, properly fitted and in
    good repair.
    SHOES - Must be polished at all times.                             SHOES - Must be polished at all times.




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FOOD WORKERS WHO HANDLE UNPACKAGED FOOD
                                   (Bakery, Deli, Meat & Seafood)
         Company General Grooming Guidelines apply with the addition of the following specifications:


MALE                                                               FEMALE

HAIR - Hair must be clean and completely restrained                HAIR - Hair must be clean and completely restrained
by hat/visor or hair net, to prevent hair from touching the        by hat/visor or hair net, to prevent hair from touching the
shoulders or falling into the face.                                shoulders or falling into the face.
HANDS - Food workers’ hands and arms shall be                      HANDS - Food workers’ hands and arms shall be
washed with appropriate cleanser before                            washed with appropriate cleanser before
commencing work. After an absence from the                         commencing work. After an absence from the
work station (department), after handling money                    work station (department), after handling money
or when the hands may have been contaminated                       or when the hands may have been contaminated
by touching areas of the body such as face, nose,                  by touching areas of the body such as face, nose,
mouth, etc.                                                        mouth, etc.

JEWELRY - In accordance to Safeway Companies Food                  JEWELRY - In accordance to Safeway Companies Food
Safety Policy Standards, Food Production employees will            Safety Policy Standards, Food Production employees will
no longer be permitted to wear jewelry when engaged in             no longer be permitted to wear jewelry when engaged in
food preparations. This includes bracelets, necklaces,             food preparations. This includes bracelets, necklaces,
pendants, earrings and any other jewelry that could                pendants, earrings and any other jewelry that could
come loose and fall into production equipment (e.g.                come loose and fall into production equipment (e.g.
mixers and grinders) or prepared foods.                            mixers and grinders) or prepared foods.

Permitted Jewelry:                                                 Permitted Jewelry:
   Plain wedding bands with no stones and                            Plain wedding bands with no stones and
   Wrist watches if protected and covered with an                    Wrist watches if protected and covered with an
    approved sanitary glove and if the watch does not                  approved sanitary glove and if the watch does not
    have any dangling attachments, such as a “safety”                  have any dangling attachments, such as a “safety”
    chain or charm.                                                    chain or charm.

If unable to remove the ring or cannot remove due to               If unable to remove the ring or cannot remove due to
personal convictions, employees must protect and                   personal convictions, employees must protect and
cover the ring with an approved sanitary glove. It may             cover the ring with an approved sanitary glove. It may
be necessary to tape over the ring to assure it does not           be necessary to tape over the ring to assure it does not
pierce the glove during food preparation.                          pierce the glove during food preparation.




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COMPANY DRESS CODE
                                  GUIDELINES & STANDARDS




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                           STANDARD ACROSS ALL DIVISIONS
                     STORE MANAGER, 1ST ASSISTANT, 2ND ASSISTANT
 MALE                                                                FEMALE
 SHIRT - A solid white dress type shirt with collar must             SHIRT - A solid white dress shirt or blouse with collar
 be worn. Long or short sleeves are permitted. The top               must be worn. Long or short sleeves are permitted. A
 button must be buttoned. A solid white T-shirt may be               solid white T-shirt may be worn underneath. No decals
 worn underneath. No decals or writing are permitted on              or writing are permitted on the T-shirt. The top shirt
 the T-shirt. Shirts must be tucked in at all times.                 button must be buttoned, and the shirt must be pressed.
                                                                     Blouses must be businesslike, not sheer, and may not
                                                                     be low cut. If there are personal or physical issues,
                                                                     which preclude the wearing of a tucked in shirt, a white
                                                                     A-line style tunic with collar may be worn over pants or a
                                                                     skirt only with the approval of the District Manager.

 TIE - A full-length conservatively colored dark tie must            TIE - Neckwear must be worn at all times. A full-length
 be worn at all times. The tie must be tightened to the              conservatively colored dark tie, scarf, ribbon bow tie or
 neck.                                                               broach is acceptable. All must tighten to the neck.

 BADGE - A Safeway issued and approved engraved                      BADGE - A Safeway issued and approved engraved
 name badge is to be worn on the upper left of the                   name badge is to be worn on the upper left side of the
 uniform at all times.                                               uniform at all times.

 PANTS - Dark dress slacks (black, navy, dark gray)                  PANTS or SKIRT - Dark dress slacks (black, navy, dark
 must be worn. Slacks must be able to hold a crease                  gray) must be worn. Slacks must be able to hold a
 and be pressed. They must be properly fitted and in                 crease and be pressed. They must be properly fitted
 good repair. The length of the pant leg must reach the              and in good repair. The length of the pant leg must
 top of the shoe. Denim, corduroy and 100% cotton                    reach the top of the shoe. Skirts may also be worn.
 casual pants are not allowed.                                       They must be conservative and appropriate to work
                                                                     being performed. They cannot be more than 1” above
                                                                     the knee. Denim, corduroy, 100% cotton casual, stretch
                                                                     pants and leggings are not allowed.

 SHOES - Dark, (black, navy) polished, leather, non-                 SHOES - Dark, (black, navy) polished, leather, non-
 athletic shoes are required. Rubber heels should be                 athletic shoes are required. Low rubber heels should be
 worn for safety. No canvas shoes, saddle shoes,                     worn for safety. No canvas shoes, saddle shoes,
 boating shoes or sandals are allowed. Shoes are to be               boating shoes, backless shoes, sandals, platform, or
 kept neat, clean and polished at all times.                         spiked heels are allowed. Shoes are to be kept neat,
                                                                     clean and polished at all times.

 SWEATERS -V-neck or cardigan style in a solid color                 SWEATERS -V-neck or cardigan style in a solid color
 (navy blue, black) may be worn. They should be of                   (navy blue, black) may be worn. They should be of
 comparable quality to those available to be purchased               comparable quality to those available to be purchased
 through the optional clothing line. No sweatshirts or               through the optional clothing line. No sweatshirts or
 sweatshirt type material are allowed.                               sweatshirt type material are allowed.

 APRON - None required.                                              APRON - None required.




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Store Manager, 1st Assistant, and 2nd Assistant Uniform Guidelines apply to all store employees with
  the addition of specific requirements by position/department as outlined below.

____________________________________________________________________________

            3rd PERSON, PIC, SUPERVISOR OR DEPARTMENT MANAGER
                                Required when in charge of the store openings or store closing shift

  MALE                                                               FEMALE
  APRONS - Department managers, where job                            APRONS - Department managers, where job requires,
  requires, may wear aprons, but they must be changed                may wear aprons, but they must be changed as often
  as often as necessary in order to ensure a neat and                as necessary in order to ensure a neat and clean
  clean appearance is maintained.                                    appearance is maintained.


  ACCESSORIES - Where job requires, store supplies                   ACCESSORIES - Where job requires, store supplies
  hat, visor, or full hair net. Alternate hat available to be        hat, visor, or full hair net. Alternate hat available to be
  purchased through optional clothing line. Hair must be             purchased through optional clothing line. Hair must be
  restrained under one of these devices when handling                restrained under one of these devices when handling
  food.                                                              food.




    COURTESY CLERK, FOOD CLERK & GENERAL MERCHANDISE CLERK
                                        BAKERY, DELI, FLORAL & PRODUCE PERSONNEL


  MALE                                                               FEMALE
  APRONS - Store provides black cloth aprons. They                   APRONS - Store provides black cloth aprons. They
  are available in criss cross or standard style. They are           are available in criss cross or standard style. They are
  available in both large and extra large. Aprons are to             available in both large and extra large. Aprons are to
  be kept clean and in good repair, to ensure a clean                be kept clean and in good repair, to ensure a clean
  and professional image is maintained. Also available,              and professional image is maintained. Also available,
  blue vinyl aprons for those departments that warrant               blue vinyl aprons for those departments that warrant
  them. (Floral, Seafood, Produce, Deli).                            them. (Floral, Seafood, Produce, Deli).

  SWEATERS - Sweaters must be worn under aprons.                     SWEATERS - Sweaters must be worn under aprons.

  ACCESSORIES - The store provides food workers                      ACCESSORIES - The store provides food workers
  (Deli, Bakery, Meat, and Seafood) with a ball cap, a               (Deli, Bakery, Meat, and Seafood) with a ball cap, a
  visor, or a full coverage hair net. Hair must be                   visor, or a full coverage hair net. Hair must be
  completely restrained under one of these devices                   completely restrained under one of these devices
  whenever working with or around food. Alternate hat                whenever working with or around food. Alternate hat
  available to be purchased through optional clothing                available to be purchased through optional clothing
  line.                                                              line.




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MEAT / SEAFOOD PERSONNEL

MALE                                                               FEMALE
APRONS - Aprons (blue vinyl or cloth) and/or white                 APRONS - Aprons (blue vinyl or cloth) and/or white
coats are provided. These need to be kept clean, in                coats are provided. These need to be kept clean, in
good repair and changed as often as necessary to                   good repair, and changed as often as necessary to
ensure a clean and professional image is maintained.               ensure a clean and professional image is maintained.

SWEATERS - Sweaters must be worn under aprons.                     SWEATERS - Sweaters must be worn under aprons.

ACCESSORIES - The store provides food workers                      ACCESSORIES - The store provides food workers
with a ball cap, a visor, or a full coverage hair net.             with a ball cap, a visor, or a full coverage hair net. Hair
Hair must be completely restrained under one of                    must be completely restrained under one of these
these devices whenever working with or around food.                devices whenever working with or around food.
Alternate hat available to be purchased through                    Alternate hat available to be purchased through
optional clothing line. Freezer coats or polar jackets             optional clothing line. Freezer coats or polar jackets
may be worn under aprons if they are not visible to                may be worn under aprons if they are not visible to the
the customer or worn over aprons only when working                 customer or worn over aprons only when working out
out of view of the customer.                                       of view of the customer.




                                                     PHARMACIST
MALE                                                               FEMALE
JACKETS - White druggist jackets will be provided,                 JACKETS - White druggist jackets will be provided,
and must be worn. Jackets should be kept clean and                 and must be worn. Jackets should be kept clean and
pressed at all times to maintain a neat and                        pressed at all times to maintain a neat and
professional appearance.                                           professional appearance.
SWEATERS - Sweaters must be worn under druggist                    SWEATERS - Sweaters must be worn under druggist
jacket.                                                            jacket.




                                       PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
MALE                                                               FEMALE
JACKETS - Light blue druggist jackets will be                      JACKETS - Light blue druggist jackets will be
provided, and must be worn. Jackets should be kept                 provided, and must be worn. Jackets should be kept
clean and pressed at all times to maintain a neat and              clean and pressed at all times to maintain a neat and
professional appearance.                                           professional appearance.

SWEATERS - Sweaters must be worn under druggist                    SWEATERS - Sweaters must be worn under druggist
jacket.                                                            jacket.




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PRODUCTION BAKERS
                                       BAKERY SALES (SEE FOOD CLERK)

 MALE                                                         FEMALE
 SHIRT - A solid white dress type shirt with collar           SHIRT - A solid white dress shirt or blouse with collar must
 must be worn. Long or short sleeves are                      be worn. Long or short sleeves are permitted. A solid white
 permitted. A solid white shirt may be worn                   T-shirt may be worn underneath. No decals or writing are
 underneath. No decals or writing are permitted on            permitted on the T-shirt. The top shirt button must be
 the T-shirt. Shirts must be tucked in at all times.          buttoned, and the shirt must be pressed. Blouses must be
                                                              businesslike, not sheer, and may not be low cut. If there
                                                              are personal or physical issues, which preclude the
                                                              wearing of a tucked in shirt, a white A-line style tunic with
                                                              collar may be worn over pants or a skirt only with the
                                                              approval of the District Manager.
 TIE - Not applicable to prevent a safety hazard              TIE - Not applicable to prevent a safety hazard
 BADGE - A Safeway issued and approved                        BADGE - A Safeway issued and approved employee
 employee name badge is to be worn on the                     name badge is to be worn on the upper left side of the
 upper left side of the uniform at all times.                 uniform at all times.
 APRON - Store provides white cloth aprons.                   APRON - Store provides white cloth aprons. These need
 These need to be kept clean and in good repair               to be kept clean and in good repair and changed as often
 and changed as often as necessary to ensure a                as necessary to ensure a clean and professional image is
 clean and professional image is maintained.                  maintained.
 PANTS - White slacks must be worn. Slacks                    PANTS - White slacks must be worn. Slacks must be able
 must be able to hold a crease and be pressed.                to hold a crease and be pressed. They must be properly
 They must be properly fitted and in good repair.             fitted and in good repair. The length of the pant leg must
 The length of the pant leg must reach the top of             reach the top of the shoe. Denim, corduroy stretch pants
 the shoe. Denim or corduroy pants are not                    and leggings are not allowed.
 allowed.
 SHOES - Shoes are to be white. Athletic shoes                SHOES - Shoes are to be white. Athletic shoes made of
 made of polished leather or synthetic material               polished leather or synthetic material with the look and
 with the look and quality of leather are                     quality of leather are acceptable. Non-leather soles,
 acceptable. Non-leather soles, closed toes and               closed toes and rubber heels are required for safety. No
 rubber heels are required for safety. No canvas              canvas shoes, saddle shoes, boating shoes, backless
 shoes, saddle shoes, boating shoes or sandals                shoes, sandals, platform, or spiked heels are allowed.
 are allowed. Shoes are to be kept neat, clean and            Shoes are to be kept neat, clean and polished at all times.
 polished at all times.
 ACCESSORIES - The store provides food                        ACCESSORIES - The store provides food workers with a
 workers with a white ball cap, a visor, or a full            white ball cap, a visor, or a full coverage hair net. Hair
 coverage hair net. Hair must be contained under              must be contained under one of these devices whenever
 one of these devices whenever working with or                working with or around food. Alternate hat available to be
 around food. Alternate hat available to be                   purchased through optional clothing line.
 purchased through optional clothing line.




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LIFESTYLE CASUAL DRESS CODE
                                   GUIDELINES & STANDARDS




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                          STANDARD ACROSS ALL DIVISIONS
                                ST               ND
           Store Manager, 1          Assistant, 2 Assistant, Pharmacy Technician and Production Bakers
                                        Refer to standard dress code policy

Food Clerks/Courtesy Clerks/GMHBC/Liquor:
  Black pants
  Black apron with embroidered logo (not optional – must be worn)
  Khaki button down shirt (male/female versions available)– Long sleeve or short sleeve (casual-optional)
  Black leather shoes
  Black hat with IFL logo optional
  Black Shorts – applicable only to Courtesy Clerks. Limited to be worn from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Produce Clerks
    Black pants
    Hunter green apron with embroidered logo (not optional – must be worn)
    Khaki button down shirt (male/female versions available) – Long sleeve or short sleeve (casual-optional)
    Black leather shoes
    Black hat with IFL logo optional

Deli/Bakery/Floral Clerks
    Black pants
    Burgundy apron with embroidered logo (not optional – must be worn)
    Khaki button down shirt (male/female versions available)– Long sleeve or short sleeve (casual – optional)
    Black leather shoes
    Black hat with IFL logo – Bakers can continue to wear white hat if they prefer

Meat/Seafood Department
    Black pants
    White jacket/smock/apron (not optional – must be worn)
    Black apron with embroidered logo (Seafood only)
    Khaki button down shirt (male/female versions available)– Long sleeve or short sleeve
    Black leather shoes
    Black hat (Rancher’s Reserve or Ingredients for Life with logo)

Pharmacist/Tech
  Black pants
  White shirt tie (khaki shirts not optional for Pharmacy)
  White Pharmacist lab coat (short or long sleeve)
  Burgundy tech lab coat (short or long sleeve)
  Black leather shoes

Listed are available Lifestyle uniform items:
        Men’s and Women’s long and short sleeve khaki shirts
        Men’s full zip sweatshirt
        Unisex jacket with zip out fleece lining
        Women’s button down sweater vest (black)
        Men’s pullover sweater vest (black)
        Women’s cardigan sweater (black)
        Hat or visor
        Pharmacy Tech lab burgundy lab coat (short or long sleeve)
        Pharmacist lab white lab coat (short or long sleeve)




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