Basement

Basement

Space heaters should not be used during day care hours.

Furnace/laundry area should have a locked door or be protected from children.

Water temperature is recommended to be at 120 degrees. Water heater thermostat should be set accordingly or dial should be turned to a low setting.

If used for play area flooring should be linoleum, rug or other soft surface. No concrete.

All levels used for child care (including the basement) need 2 exits.

Note: If the 2nd exit in the basement is a window, it can be no more than 46 inches above the floor that is capable of being opened from the inside without use of tool or removal of sash and which has a window opening size of at least 20 inches wide and 24 inches in height.

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