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PDFWAC 110-145-1620

What are the requirements for diapers and diaper changing areas?

(1) You must separate diaper changing areas from food preparation areas.
(2) You must disinfect diaper changing areas and toilet training equipment between each use or you must use a nonabsorbent, disposable covering that is discarded after each use.
(3) For cleaning children, you must use either disposable towels or clean cloth towels that have been laundered between each use.
(4) You must use disposable diapers, a commercial diaper service, or reusable diapers supplied by the child's family.
(5) You and your staff must wash hands before and after diapering each child.
(6) Diaper changing procedures must be posted at the changing areas.
(7) Diaper changing areas must be adjacent to a handwashing sink.
(8) If you are diapering a child on a diaper changing table, you must be within arms-length of the child at all times.
[WSR 18-14-078, recodified as § 110-145-1620, filed 6/29/18, effective 7/1/18. 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, § 388-145-1620, filed 12/11/14, effective 1/11/15.]
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