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PDFWAC 110-16-0030

Health and safety activities.

(1) Providers not related to the child as described in WAC 110-16-0015 (4)(c), must comply with the following health and safety activity requirements:
(a) Complete the Parent and FFN Provider Health and Safety Agreement; and
(b) Participate in an annual, scheduled visit in the child's home. If necessary, as determined by the department, follow-up visits may occur on a more frequent basis.
(2) The Parent and FFN Provider Health and Safety Agreement must:
(a) Be signed by the provider and parent(s) and verify that the parent(s) and provider discussed and reviewed all of the topics and subject matter items contained in the agreement. The subject matter items include, but are not limited to: Prevention of shaken baby syndrome, abusive head trauma, and child maltreatment; emergency contacts; fire and emergency prevention; knowledge and treatment of children's illnesses and allergies; developmental and special needs; medication administration; safe transportation; child immunizations; and safe evacuation; and
(b) Be received by the department within forty-five days of completion of the training requirements in WAC 110-16-0025 (2)(a) or verification of the training exemption in WAC 110-16-0025 (2)(b).
(3) The purpose of the annual, scheduled visit in the child's home is to:
(a) Provide technical assistance to the provider regarding the health and safety requirements described in this chapter;
(b) Observe the provider's interactions with the child, and discuss health and safety practices;
(c) Provide written information and local resources about child development to include the major domains of cognitive, social, emotional, physical development, and approaches to learning; and
(d) Provide regional contact information for FFN child care services and resources.
(4) If the department is not able to successfully complete a scheduled visit with the provider in the child's home after three attempts, the provider will be deemed not in compliance with the requirements of this chapter.
(5) At the annual, scheduled visit, the provider must show:
(a) Proof of identity;
(b) Proof of current certification for first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the form of a card, certificate, or instructor letter;
(c) Proof of vaccination against or acquired immunity for vaccine-preventable diseases for all children in care, if the provider's children are on-site at any time with the eligible children. Proof can include:
(i) A current and complete department of health certificate of immunization status (CIS) or certificate of exemption (COE) or other department of health approved form; or
(ii) A current immunization record from the Washington state immunization information system (WA IIS).
(d) Written permission from the parent to:
(i) Allow children to use a swimming pool;
(ii) Administer medication for treatment of illnesses and allergies of the children in care;
(iii) Provide for and accommodate developmental and special needs; and
(iv) Provide transportation for care, activities, and school when applicable.
(e) The written home evacuation plan required in WAC 110-16-0035 (4)(c).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.216.055, 43.216.065, chapter 43.216 RCW, and 42 U.S.C. 9858 et seq. WSR 19-18-081, § 110-16-0030, filed 9/3/19, effective 10/4/19; WSR 18-20-081, § 110-16-0030, filed 10/1/18, effective 11/1/18.]
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