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I. INTRODUCTION

      A. Purpose

      B. Implementing These Policies in Your Setting

      C. Instructions

II.  HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES

      A. ADMISSIONS

            Admission Policy/Special Needs Children

            Enrollment Policy

            Confidentiality of Information Policy

      B. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE POLICIES

            Sign In/Sign Out Policy

            Release of a Child to Authorized Person Policy

            Intoxicated or Unsafe Person Policy

      C. SUPERVISION

            Supervision Policy

            Child/Staff Ratios Policy

            Supervision of Indoor/Outdoor Play Areas Policy

            Infant Sleep Safety Policy

      D. DISCIPLINE

            Approved Methods of Discipline Policy

            Acting Better Counts (ABC) Policy

            Suspected Child Abuse Policy

               See also Staff Accused of Child Abuse


      E. CHILD HEALTH PLAN

            Required Child Physical Exam Policy

            Child Immunization Policy (Requirements and Reporting)

            Health Education for Children Policy

            Infant Oral Care Policy

            Oral Care for Children Policy

            Child Care Health Consultation Policy

      F. CARE OF ILL CHILD

             Daily Health Check Policy

             Child Exclusion Policy

             Caring for the Mildly Ill Child Policy

             Medication Policy

             Reporting Contagious Disease Policy

             Urgent Care Policy

             Head Lice / No Nit Policy

      G. EMERGENCY PLAN

            First Aid Kit Policy

            Emergency Information Policy

            Lost or Missing Child Policy

            Missing Parent/Guardian Policy

                See also Suspected Child Abuse Policy

            Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Plan Policy

                See also Body Substance Clean Up Policy

            Serious Illness, Hospitalization & Death Policy

            Media Inquiries Policy

            Injuries in Transit Policy


      H. TRANSPORTATION AND FIELD TRIPS

            Driver Requirements Policy

            Vehicle Requirements Policy

            Car Seat/Seat Belt Safety Policy

            Field Trip Safety Policy

                See also Injuries in Transit Policy

      I. EVACUATION PLAN, DRILLS AND CLOSINGS

            Emergency Evacuation and Drills Policy

            Fire or Risk of Explosion Policy

            Closing Due to Snow/Storm Policy

            Natural Disaster Policy

            Power Failures Policy

     

      J. STAFF POLICIES

            Pre-Employment Requirements Policy

            Orientation Training Policy

            In-Service Requirements Policy

            Staff Health & Immunization Requirements Policy

            Staff Illness, Injury and Exclusion Policy

            Foodhandlers Health and Hygiene Policy

            Staff Accused of Child Abuse Policy

            Parent/Guardian Communication and Education Policy

                See also Driver Requirements Policy


      K. CLEANING, SANITIZING AND DISINFECTING

            Handwashing Policy

            Diapering Policy

            Cleaning and Sanitizing Policy

            Cleaning and Disinfecting Policy

            Restroom Cleaning Policy

            Kitchen Cleaning and Equipment Storage Policy

            Toy Cleaning Policy

            Body Substance Clean-Up Policy

                See also Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Plan Policy

            Pets in the Facility Policy

            Water Play Policy

      L. SAFE FOOD HANDLING AND FEEDING

            Food Inspection and Storage Policy

            Catered Foods Policy

            Food Brought From Home Policy

            Safe Food Handling, Preparation and Serving Policy

            Handling and Storage of Breast Milk Policy

            Drinking Water Policy

            Infant/Toddler Feeding Policy

            Feeding of Children with Nutritional Needs

                See also Required Child Physical Exam Policy

                See also Foodhandler Health and Hygiene Policy

      M. ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY HAZARDS

            Environmental Safety Hazards Policy

            Plant Safety Policy

            Toy Safety Policy

            Tobacco Policy

            Alcohol and Substances Policy                                                         

            Guns/Weapons Policy

            Lead Safe Environment Policy


N. REVIEW AND REVISION OF POLICIES AND REPORTS

            Quarterly Review of Reports Policy

            Policy Agreement and Review

III. BIBLIOGRAPHY

IV.  RESOURCES (Forms, Posters, Checklists and more)

3 SINK TAG

5 RIGHTS TAG

ABC ACTING BETTER COUNTS PLAN

BUCKLE UP POSTER

CHILD CARE ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT FOR LEAD

CHILD CARE STAFF HEALTH ASSESSMENT

CHILD PHYSICAL EXAM

CLASSROOM CLEANING CHECKLIST

CONTAGIOUS DISEASE ALERT KIT INSTRUCTIONS

CONTAGIOUS DISEASE ALERT SHEET

DAILY HEALTH CHECK

DAILY REPORT

DANGER ZONE TAGS

DIAPER CHANGING LOG

DIRECTOR/FAMILY CHILD CARE PROVIDER CHECKLIST

DISEASE EXCLUSION CHART

DISEASE NAME CARDS

DRINKING WATER ONLY - 4 UP

DO NOT MICROWAVE BOTTLES LABELS

DRUG FREE POSTER

EAS FORM - ENROLLMENT/ATTENDANCE/SYMPTOM FORM

EMERGENCY CONTACT AND TREATMENT CONSENT FORM

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURES

EXCLUSION GUIDELINES

FIRE EVACUATION DRILL LOG

FIRST AID KIT INVENTORY

FOOD TEMPERATURE CHART

GLOVE REMOVAL

HANDWASHING POSTER

HAZARDS REPORT FORM

HEAD AND BODY INJURY SHEET

HEPATITIS B VACCINE REFUSAL STATEMENT

HOW TO MEASURE DEPTH OF PLAYGROUND SURFACE

INCIDENT/ACCIDENT REPORT

INFANT TODDLER DAILY REPORT

INFANT TODDLER INFORMATION SHEET

KITCHEN DINING AND FOOD STORAGE CLEANING CHECKLIST

LESSON PLAN BLANK

LESSON PLAN SAMPLE

MEDICATION LOG

NO GUNS OR WEAPONS ON CHILD CARE PROPERTY POSTER

NO LOUD MUSIC, CD'S OR OTHER MEDIA POSTER

NO SMOKING IN THIS VEHICLE OR CHILD CARE PROPERTY POSTERS

ORIENTATION TRAINING CHECKLIST

PARENT ALERT LETTER (PAL)

PARENT GUARDIAN REMINDER NOTE

PHYSICIAN EVALUATION FORM

POLICY AGREEMENT STATEMENT

REMINDER CALENDAR SAMPLE

RESTROOM CLEANING CHECKLIST

SAFETY INSPECTION CHECKLIST

SAMPLE EVACUATION MAP

SIGN IN SIGN OUT LOG

SPECIAL CARE PLAN

STAFF ASSIGNMENTS FOR HIGH RISK PLAY AREAS

SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE REPORT FORM

THIS SINK HANDWASHING ONLY SIGNS

TIPS ON GIVING MEDICATION

TORNADO SAFETY DRILL LOG

TOY SAFETY CHECKLIST

UNDER THE WEATHER REPORT

URGENT CARE CONDITIONS

WAIVER STATEMENT ON INFANT SLEEP POSITION

WEEKLY VEHICLE SAFETY CHECKLIST

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