Remove or fence off hazards such as lawn or garden tools, broken toys, construction materials, barbeque equipment, unconfined trash, old cars etc.

Sandbox should be covered and raked often.

Garages, barns and sheds should be locked.

Swing sets should be sturdy with base of swing set in ground.

Concrete and asphalt are prohibited under climbing equipment, swings, and slides.

Bolts or screws on play equipment should be covered with plastic safety caps.

Wading pools of any size are not recommended. Sprinklers and other fun water toys are a better option.

Certified providers may not use in-ground or above ground pools, hot tubs, or large trampolines during day care hours and must be inaccessible to children.

Large inflatable jumping toys may not be used.

Lawn is cut and free of animal excrement.