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Chapter 110-305 WAC

Last Update: 11/6/19

LICENSED SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE STANDARDS

(Formerly: Chapter 170-297 WAC)

WAC Sections

HTMLPDF110-305-0001Authority.
HTMLPDF110-305-0005Intent.
HTMLPDF110-305-0010Definitions.
HTMLPDF110-305-0050Special needs accommodations.
HTMLPDF110-305-1000License required.
HTMLPDF110-305-1035Fire inspection/certification.
HTMLPDF110-305-1050The licensee.
HTMLPDF110-305-1075Child care subsidy.
HTMLPDF110-305-1100Tribal or military regulated or operated child care—Certification for payment.
HTMLPDF110-305-1125Orientation required.
HTMLPDF110-305-1200Background checks.
HTMLPDF110-305-1250Licensing process—Application materials and fees.
HTMLPDF110-305-1275Licensing process—Application processing.
HTMLPDF110-305-1325Background check fees.
HTMLPDF110-305-1350Liability insurance coverage.
HTMLPDF110-305-1360Lead and arsenic hazards—Tacoma smelter plume.
HTMLPDF110-305-1370Safe water sources.
HTMLPDF110-305-1410Department inspection.
HTMLPDF110-305-1430Initial license.
HTMLPDF110-305-1450Nonexpiring license.
HTMLPDF110-305-1525Change in circumstances.
HTMLPDF110-305-1625Exception to rule.
STAFF QUALIFICATIONS
HTMLPDF110-305-1710Program director.
HTMLPDF110-305-1715Site coordinator.
HTMLPDF110-305-1720Lead teachers.
HTMLPDF110-305-1730Program assistants.
HTMLPDF110-305-1735Volunteers.
HTMLPDF110-305-1745Staff meetings.
HTMLPDF110-305-1750Tuberculosis.
HTMLPDF110-305-1775Basic STARS training.
HTMLPDF110-305-1800Ongoing training.
HTMLPDF110-305-1820Program provided training.
HTMLPDF110-305-1825First-aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.
HTMLPDF110-305-1850HIV/AIDS training—Bloodborne pathogens plan.
HTMLPDF110-305-1925Assistants and volunteers—Supervision.
RECORDKEEPING, REPORTING AND POSTING
HTMLPDF110-305-2000Recordkeeping—Records available to the department.
HTMLPDF110-305-2025Child records—Confidentiality.
HTMLPDF110-305-2050Child records—Contents.
HTMLPDF110-305-2075Staff records.
HTMLPDF110-305-2125Child attendance records—Staff-to-child ratio records.
HTMLPDF110-305-2150Facility records.
HTMLPDF110-305-2175Materials that must be posted.
HTMLPDF110-305-2200Reporting incidents to 911 (emergency services).
HTMLPDF110-305-2225Reporting incidents to Washington poison center.
HTMLPDF110-305-2250Reporting incidents to a child's parent or guardian and the department.
HTMLPDF110-305-2275Other incident reporting to the department.
HTMLPDF110-305-2300Reporting to DSHS children's administration intake.
HTMLPDF110-305-2325Notifiable conditions.
HTMLPDF110-305-2350Policies.
HTMLPDF110-305-2375Parent/guardian policies (handbook).
HTMLPDF110-305-2400Program/operations policies.
HTMLPDF110-305-2425Staff policies.
HTMLPDF110-305-2450Off-site activity policy.
FIRE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
HTMLPDF110-305-2575Combustible and flammable materials.
HTMLPDF110-305-2600Furnaces, other heating devices and appliances with hot surfaces.
HTMLPDF110-305-2625Electrical motors.
HTMLPDF110-305-2675Open flame devices, candles, matches and lighters.
HTMLPDF110-305-2700Emergency flashlight.
HTMLPDF110-305-2725Portable heaters and generators.
HTMLPDF110-305-2775Telephone.
HTMLPDF110-305-2825Fire evacuation plan.
HTMLPDF110-305-2850Disaster plan.
HTMLPDF110-305-2875Fire, disaster training for staff and volunteers.
HTMLPDF110-305-2900Emergency drills.
HTMLPDF110-305-2925Record of emergency drills.
HTMLPDF110-305-2975Additional method to sound an alarm.
HTMLPDF110-305-3000Fire extinguishers.
HEALTH
HTMLPDF110-305-3200Health plan.
HTMLPDF110-305-3210Contagious disease procedure.
HTMLPDF110-305-3250Immunization tracking.
HTMLPDF110-305-3275Accepting a child who does not have current immunizations.
HTMLPDF110-305-3300Immunizations—Exemption.
HTMLPDF110-305-3315Medication management.
HTMLPDF110-305-3325Medication storage.
HTMLPDF110-305-3375Medication permission.
HTMLPDF110-305-3425Medication requirements.
HTMLPDF110-305-3450Sedating a child prohibited.
HTMLPDF110-305-3475Prescription medication.
HTMLPDF110-305-3525Nonprescription medications.
HTMLPDF110-305-3550Children taking their own medication.
HTMLPDF110-305-3575Injuries requiring first aid only.
HTMLPDF110-305-3600Injuries or illness requiring professional medical treatment.
HTMLPDF110-305-3625Handwashing procedure.
HTMLPDF110-305-3635When handwashing is required.
HTMLPDF110-305-3650Hand sanitizers.
HTMLPDF110-305-3700Carpets.
HTMLPDF110-305-3850Cleaning laundry.
HTMLPDF110-305-3875Cleaning and sanitizing toys.
HTMLPDF110-305-3925Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting table.
HTMLPDF110-305-3950Pest control.
HTMLPDF110-305-4000Lead, asbestos, arsenic and other hazards.
HTMLPDF110-305-4025Drugs and alcohol.
HTMLPDF110-305-4050No smoking.
HTMLPDF110-305-4075First-aid kit.
HTMLPDF110-305-4100Poisons, chemicals and other substances.
ENVIRONMENTS
HTMLPDF110-305-4200Toys, equipment, and recalled items.
HTMLPDF110-305-4225Indoor licensed space—Minimum space.
HTMLPDF110-305-4250Indoor temperature.
HTMLPDF110-305-4275Fans, air conditioning or cross ventilation.
HTMLPDF110-305-4300Window coverings.
HTMLPDF110-305-4350Electrical outlets, cords and power strips.
HTMLPDF110-305-4360Area lighting.
HTMLPDF110-305-4375Lighting safety.
HTMLPDF110-305-4475Emergency exit pathways.
HTMLPDF110-305-4550Windows.
HTMLPDF110-305-4625Toileting facility.
HTMLPDF110-305-4635Handwashing sinks.
HTMLPDF110-305-4650Bathroom floors.
HTMLPDF110-305-4700Water temperature.
HTMLPDF110-305-4725Guns and other weapons.
HTMLPDF110-305-4750Storage for each child's belongings.
PETS AND OTHER ANIMALS
HTMLPDF110-305-4800Pet and other animal policy.
HTMLPDF110-305-4850Pet and other animal health and safety.
HTMLPDF110-305-4875Pets and other animals interacting with children.
HTMLPDF110-305-4900Pet and other animal wastes.
OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENT
HTMLPDF110-305-4925Licensed outdoor space.
HTMLPDF110-305-4950Playground equipment—Ground cover—Fall zones.
HTMLPDF110-305-5000Play equipment.
HTMLPDF110-305-5050Bouncing equipment prohibited.
HTMLPDF110-305-5100Outdoor supervision.
HTMLPDF110-305-5125Outdoor areas and daily physical activities.
WATER SAFETY
HTMLPDF110-305-5150Water safety and activity.
HTMLPDF110-305-5175Wading pools—Defined—Supervision.
HTMLPDF110-305-5200Swimming pools defined—Barriers and supervision.
HTMLPDF110-305-5225Bodies of water or water hazards on the licensed premises.
HTMLPDF110-305-5250Bodies of water outside and near licensed space.
SUPERVISION, CAPACITY AND RATIO
HTMLPDF110-305-5600Staff-to-child ratio.
HTMLPDF110-305-5625Capacity.
HTMLPDF110-305-5725Groups.
LICENSEE RESPONSIBILITIES
HTMLPDF110-305-5750Supervising children.
HTMLPDF110-305-5800Orientation for staff.
NURTURE AND GUIDANCE
HTMLPDF110-305-6000Interactions with children.
HTMLPDF110-305-6025Prohibited interactions.
HTMLPDF110-305-6050Guidance and discipline.
HTMLPDF110-305-6075Positive options for discipline.
HTMLPDF110-305-6100Separating a child from the group.
HTMLPDF110-305-6125Preventing harmful or aggressive acts.
HTMLPDF110-305-6150Prohibited actions.
HTMLPDF110-305-6175Using alternate methods before using physical restraint.
HTMLPDF110-305-6200Physical restraint—Prohibited uses or methods.
HTMLPDF110-305-6225Physical restraint—Holding method allowed.
HTMLPDF110-305-6250Notice and documenting use of physical restraint.
HTMLPDF110-305-6275Abuse and neglect—Protection and training.
PROGRAM
HTMLPDF110-305-6400Off-site activities—Parent or guardian permission.
HTMLPDF110-305-6425Off-site activity supervision.
HTMLPDF110-305-6450Off-site activity—Emergency information and supplies.
HTMLPDF110-305-6475Transportation.
HTMLPDF110-305-6500Using public transportation.
HTMLPDF110-305-6550Typical daily schedule.
HTMLPDF110-305-6575Activities to promote child growth and development.
HTMLPDF110-305-6600Equipment and play materials.
HTMLPDF110-305-6625Art materials.
HTMLPDF110-305-6650Screen time.
HTMLPDF110-305-6675Screen time—Limitations.
HTMLPDF110-305-6775Diversity.
FOOD SERVICE AND NUTRITION
HTMLPDF110-305-7500Food and milk must meet USDA guidelines.
HTMLPDF110-305-7515Menus and dietary restrictions.
HTMLPDF110-305-7525Parent or guardian-provided food.
HTMLPDF110-305-7530Food sources.
HTMLPDF110-305-7575Drinking water.
HTMLPDF110-305-7580Drinking fountains.
HTMLPDF110-305-7625Meal and snack schedule.
HTMLPDF110-305-7650Serving foods.
HTMLPDF110-305-7675Food worker card.
HTMLPDF110-305-7680Safe food handling.
HTMLPDF110-305-7700Washing dishes.
HTMLPDF110-305-7725Food containers and utensils.
HTMLPDF110-305-7750Food preparation area.
HTMLPDF110-305-7800Food storage.
HTMLPDF110-305-7825Satellite kitchens.
ENFORCEMENT OF LICENSING STANDARDS
HTMLPDF110-305-8000Facility licensing compliance agreements.
HTMLPDF110-305-8010Nonreferral status.
HTMLPDF110-305-8025Time period for correcting a violation.
HTMLPDF110-305-8050Civil monetary penalties (fines).
HTMLPDF110-305-8060When fines are levied.
HTMLPDF110-305-8075Fines—Payment period.
HTMLPDF110-305-8100Notice of fine—Posting.
HTMLPDF110-305-8125Failure to pay a fine—Department action.
HTMLPDF110-305-8150Denial, suspension, revocation, modification or noncontinuation of a license.
HTMLPDF110-305-8175Violations—Enforcement action.
HTMLPDF110-305-8225Notice of license denial, suspension, revocation, or modification.
HTMLPDF110-305-8250Probationary license.
HTMLPDF110-305-8275Probationary license—Cause.
HTMLPDF110-305-8300Issuing a probationary license.
HTMLPDF110-305-8325Refusing a FLCA or probationary license.
HTMLPDF110-305-8350Providing unlicensed care—Notice.
HTMLPDF110-305-8375Unlicensed care—Fines and other penalties.
HTMLPDF110-305-8400Hearing process.
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