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Pest control.

When pests are present in the licensed space, the licensee must:
(1) Take action to remove or eliminate pests; and
(2)(a) Where possible, use nonchemical methods of control instead of chemical controls; or
(b) If chemical pesticides are used, the licensee must:
(i) Not spray pesticides when children are present. Wipe down surfaces that have been sprayed and air out rooms before allowing children to use sprayed areas;
(ii) Place and store rodent poison or insect baits inaccessible to children; and
(iii) Post a notice visible to parents and guardians of children in care forty-eight hours in advance of the application of pesticides, except when pesticides must be used to control pests that may pose an immediate risk to children's health or safety.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, and chapter 43.215 RCW. WSR 11-23-068, ยง 170-296-3950 (codified as WAC 170-296A-3950), filed 11/14/11, effective 3/31/12.]
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