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What are requirements for my household equipment and hardware?

(1) You must disinfect diaper changing areas and toilet training equipment between each use or use a nonabsorbent, disposable covering that you discard after each use. All caregivers must wash hands before and after diapering each child.
(2) You must install electrical outlet covers in areas that are accessible to children who might be endangered by exposed outlets. This includes children under the age of six or children with intellectual and developmental delays.
(3) Caregivers must have access to a working telephone at all times while children are present in the home. You must post emergency numbers and the address of your home in an easily visible location. This must include the Washington state poison control number ( 1-800-222-1222).
(4) Infants/toddlers are not allowed to use wheeled baby walkers.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 13.34 and 74.13 RCW, RCW 74.15.030(2), 74.15.311(2), 74.13.032, 13.04.011, 74.13.020, 13.34.030, 74.13.031, 13.34.145, 74.15.311, 74.15.030, and 2013 c 105. WSR 15-01-069, ยง 388-148-1450, filed 12/11/14, effective 1/11/15.]
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