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(Effective August 1, 2019)

WAC 110-300-0135

Routine care, play, learning, relaxation, and comfort.

(1) An early learning provider must have accessible and child-size furniture and equipment (or altered and adapted in a family home early learning program) in sufficient quantity for the number of children in care. Tables must not be bucket style.
(2) Furniture and equipment must be:
(a) Maintained in a safe working condition;
(b) Developmentally and age appropriate;
(c) Visually inspected at least weekly for hazards, broken parts, or damage. All equipment with hazardous, broken parts, or damage must be repaired as soon as possible and must be inaccessible to children until repairs are made according to the manufacturer's instructions, if available;
(d) Arranged in a way that does not interfere with other play equipment;
(e) Installed and assembled according to manufacturer's specifications;
(f) Stored in a manner to prevent injury; and
(g) Accessible to the child's height so that he or she can find, use, and return materials independently.
(3) An early learning provider must supply soft furnishings in licensed space accessible to children. Soft furnishings may include, but are not limited to, carpeted areas and area rugs, upholstered furniture, cushions or large floor pillows, and stuffed animals.
[WSR 18-15-001, recodified as § 110-300-0135, filed 7/5/18, effective 7/5/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.070, 43.215.201 and chapter 42.56 RCW. WSR 18-14-079, § 170-300-0135, filed 6/30/18, effective 8/1/19.]
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