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Building and Environment: Inside and Outside 126.96.36.199* Environmental Audit of Site Location 188.8.131.52 Use of Basements and Below Grade Areas 184.108.40.206 Multiple Use of Rooms 220.127.116.11 Space Required Per Child 18.104.22.168* Possibility of Exit From Windows 22.214.171.124* Fresh Air 126.96.36.199 Indoor Temperature 188.8.131.52 Ventilation to Control Odors 184.108.40.206* Portable Electric Space Heater 220.127.116.11 Testing of Drinking Water Not From Public System 18.104.22.168* Testing for Lead and Copper Levels in Drinking Water 22.214.171.124* Integrated Pest Management 126.96.36.199* Radon Concentrations 188.8.131.52 Prohibition of Poisonous Plants 184.108.40.206* Testing for Lead 220.127.116.11 Shoes in Infant Play Areas 18.104.22.168 General Requirements for Toilet and Handwashing Areas 22.214.171.124 Preventing Entry to Toilet Rooms by Infants and Toddlers 126.96.36.199 Size and Location of Outdoor Play Area 188.8.131.52 Size and Requirements of Indoor Play Area 184.108.40.206 Elevated Play Areas 220.127.116.11* Enclosures of Bodies of Water B.
Equipment, Materials, and Toys Facility 18.104.22.168* Strangulation Hazards 22.214.171.124* Guards at Stairway Access Openings 126.96.36.199* Guardrails and Protective Barriers 188.8.131.52* Safety Covers and Shock Protection Devices for Electrical Outlets 184.108.40.206* Smoke Detection Systems and Smoke Alarms 220.127.116.11* Use and Storage of Toxic Substances 18.104.22.168* Carbon Monoxide Detectors 22.214.171.124 Preventing Exposure to Asbestos or Other Friable Materials 126.96.36.199* Safety of Equipment, Materials, and Furnishings 188.8.131.52 Size of Furniture 184.108.40.206 Surfaces of Equipment, Furniture, Toys, and Play Materials 220.127.116.11 Facility Arrangements to Minimize Back Injuries 18.104.22.168 Ratios of Toilets, Urinals, and Hand Sinks to Children 22.214.171.124 Toilet Learning/Training Equipment 126.96.36.199 Diaper Changing Tables 188.8.131.52 Use, Location, and Setup of Diaper Changing Areas 184.108.40.206 Changing Table Requirements 220.127.116.11 Handwashing Sinks 18.104.22.168 Prohibited Uses of Handwashing Sinks 22.214.171.124 Handwashing Sinks for Diaper Changing Areas in Centers 126.96.36.199 Handwashing Sinks for Diaper Changing Areas in Homes 188.8.131.52 Sleeping Equipment and Supplies 184.108.40.206* Cribs 220.127.116.11 Stackable Cribs 18.104.22.168 Futons 22.214.171.124* Storage of Plastic Bags 126.96.36.199* Firearms 188.8.131.52 Pool Water Temperature 184.108.40.206* Hot Tubs, Spas, and Saunas 220.127.116.11* Water in Containers 18.104.22.168* Balloons 22.214.171.124* Child Passenger Safety 126.96.36.199* Interior Temperature of Vehicles Appendix X Adaptive Equipment for Children with Special Health Care Needs 188.8.131.52 Tableware and Feeding Utensils 184.108.40.206* Food Preparation Area 220.127.116.11 Microwave Ovens 18.104.22.168 High Chair Requirements 22.214.171.124 Proper Use of Art and Craft Materials 126.96.36.199 Carriage, Stroller, Gate Enclosure, and Play Yard Requirements 188.8.131.52 Play Equipment Requirements 184.108.40.206 Enclosure of Moving Parts on Play Equipment 220.127.116.11* Entrapment Hazards on Play Equipment 18.104.22.168 Sensory Table Materials 22.214.171.124* Inaccessibility of Toys or Objects to Children Under Three Years of Age 126.96.36.199 Crib Toys 188.8.131.52 Riding Toys with Wheels and Wheeled Equipment 184.108.40.206* Helmets Appendix II Bike Helmets: Quick Fit-Check A.
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The Importance of Health and Safety in the Early Years Every day millions of children attend early care and education programs, and an increasing number of children are spending longer hours in these programs.