Chapter 110-305 WAC

Last Update: 6/29/18

LICENSED SCHOOL AGE CHILD CARE STANDARDS

(Formerly: Chapter 170-297 WAC)

WAC Sections

110-305-0001Authority.
110-305-0005Intent.
110-305-0010Definitions.
110-305-0050Special needs accommodations.
110-305-1000License required.
110-305-1035Fire inspection/certification.
110-305-1050The licensee.
110-305-1075Child care subsidy.
110-305-1100Tribal or military regulated or operated child care—Certification for payment.
110-305-1125Orientation required.
110-305-1200Background checks.
110-305-1250Licensing process—Application materials and fees.
110-305-1275Licensing process—Application processing.
110-305-1325Background check fees.
110-305-1350Liability insurance coverage.
110-305-1360Lead and arsenic hazards—Tacoma smelter plume.
110-305-1370Safe water sources.
110-305-1410Department inspection.
110-305-1430Initial license.
110-305-1450Nonexpiring license.
110-305-1525Change in circumstances.
110-305-1625Exception to rule.
STAFF QUALIFICATIONS
110-305-1710Program director.
110-305-1715Site coordinator.
110-305-1720Lead teachers.
110-305-1730Program assistants.
110-305-1735Volunteers.
110-305-1745Staff meetings.
110-305-1750Tuberculosis.
110-305-1775Basic STARS training.
110-305-1800Ongoing training.
110-305-1820Program provided training.
110-305-1825First-aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification.
110-305-1850HIV/AIDS training—Bloodborne pathogens plan.
110-305-1925Assistants and volunteers—Supervision.
RECORDKEEPING, REPORTING AND POSTING
110-305-2000Recordkeeping—Records available to the department.
110-305-2025Child records—Confidentiality.
110-305-2050Child records—Contents.
110-305-2075Staff records.
110-305-2125Child attendance records—Staff-to-child ratio records.
110-305-2150Facility records.
110-305-2175Materials that must be posted.
110-305-2200Reporting incidents to 911 (emergency services).
110-305-2225Reporting incidents to Washington poison center.
110-305-2250Reporting incidents to a child's parent or guardian and the department.
110-305-2275Other incident reporting to the department.
110-305-2300Reporting to DSHS children's administration intake.
110-305-2325Notifiable conditions.
110-305-2350Policies.
110-305-2375Parent/guardian policies (handbook).
110-305-2400Program/operations policies.
110-305-2425Staff policies.
110-305-2450Off-site activity policy.
FIRE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
110-305-2575Combustible and flammable materials.
110-305-2600Furnaces, other heating devices and appliances with hot surfaces.
110-305-2625Electrical motors.
110-305-2675Open flame devices, candles, matches and lighters.
110-305-2700Emergency flashlight.
110-305-2725Portable heaters and generators.
110-305-2775Telephone.
110-305-2825Fire evacuation plan.
110-305-2850Disaster plan.
110-305-2875Fire, disaster training for staff and volunteers.
110-305-2900Emergency drills.
110-305-2925Record of emergency drills.
110-305-2975Additional method to sound an alarm.
110-305-3000Fire extinguishers.
HEALTH
110-305-3200Health plan.
110-305-3210Contagious disease procedure.
110-305-3250Immunization tracking.
110-305-3275Accepting a child who does not have current immunizations.
110-305-3300Immunizations—Exemption.
110-305-3315Medication management.
110-305-3325Medication storage.
110-305-3375Medication permission.
110-305-3425Medication requirements.
110-305-3450Sedating a child prohibited.
110-305-3475Prescription medication.
110-305-3525Nonprescription medications.
110-305-3550Children taking their own medication.
110-305-3575Injuries requiring first aid only.
110-305-3600Injuries or illness requiring professional medical treatment.
110-305-3625Handwashing procedure.
110-305-3635When handwashing is required.
110-305-3650Hand sanitizers.
110-305-3700Carpets.
110-305-3850Cleaning laundry.
110-305-3875Cleaning and sanitizing toys.
110-305-3925Cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting table.
110-305-3950Pest control.
110-305-4000Lead, asbestos, arsenic and other hazards.
110-305-4025Drugs and alcohol.
110-305-4050No smoking.
110-305-4075First-aid kit.
110-305-4100Poisons, chemicals and other substances.
ENVIRONMENTS
110-305-4200Toys, equipment, and recalled items.
110-305-4225Indoor licensed space—Minimum space.
110-305-4250Indoor temperature.
110-305-4275Fans, air conditioning or cross ventilation.
110-305-4300Window coverings.
110-305-4350Electrical outlets, cords and power strips.
110-305-4360Area lighting.
110-305-4375Lighting safety.
110-305-4475Emergency exit pathways.
110-305-4550Windows.
110-305-4625Toileting facility.
110-305-4635Handwashing sinks.
110-305-4650Bathroom floors.
110-305-4700Water temperature.
110-305-4725Guns and other weapons.
110-305-4750Storage for each child's belongings.
PETS AND OTHER ANIMALS
110-305-4800Pet and other animal policy.
110-305-4850Pet and other animal health and safety.
110-305-4875Pets and other animals interacting with children.
110-305-4900Pet and other animal wastes.
OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENT
110-305-4925Licensed outdoor space.
110-305-4950Playground equipment—Ground cover—Fall zones.
110-305-5000Play equipment.
110-305-5050Bouncing equipment prohibited.
110-305-5100Outdoor supervision.
110-305-5125Outdoor areas and daily physical activities.
WATER SAFETY
110-305-5150Water safety and activity.
110-305-5175Wading pools—Defined—Supervision.
110-305-5200Swimming pools defined—Barriers and supervision.
110-305-5225Bodies of water or water hazards on the licensed premises.
110-305-5250Bodies of water outside and near licensed space.
SUPERVISION, CAPACITY AND RATIO
110-305-5600Staff-to-child ratio.
110-305-5625Capacity.
110-305-5725Groups.
LICENSEE RESPONSIBILITIES
110-305-5750Supervising children.
110-305-5800Orientation for staff.
NURTURE AND GUIDANCE
110-305-6000Interactions with children.
110-305-6025Prohibited interactions.
110-305-6050Guidance and discipline.
110-305-6075Positive options for discipline.
110-305-6100Separating a child from the group.
110-305-6125Preventing harmful or aggressive acts.
110-305-6150Prohibited actions.
110-305-6175Using alternate methods before using physical restraint.
110-305-6200Physical restraint—Prohibited uses or methods.
110-305-6225Physical restraint—Holding method allowed.
110-305-6250Notice and documenting use of physical restraint.
110-305-6275Abuse and neglect—Protection and training.
PROGRAM
110-305-6400Off-site activities—Parent or guardian permission.
110-305-6425Off-site activity supervision.
110-305-6450Off-site activity—Emergency information and supplies.
110-305-6475Transportation.
110-305-6500Using public transportation.
110-305-6550Typical daily schedule.
110-305-6575Activities to promote child growth and development.
110-305-6600Equipment and play materials.
110-305-6625Art materials.
110-305-6650Screen time.
110-305-6675Screen time—Limitations.
110-305-6775Diversity.
FOOD SERVICE AND NUTRITION
110-305-7500Food and milk must meet USDA guidelines.
110-305-7515Menus and dietary restrictions.
110-305-7525Parent or guardian-provided food.
110-305-7530Food sources.
110-305-7575Drinking water.
110-305-7580Drinking fountains.
110-305-7625Meal and snack schedule.
110-305-7650Serving foods.
110-305-7675Food worker card.
110-305-7680Safe food handling.
110-305-7700Washing dishes.
110-305-7725Food containers and utensils.
110-305-7750Food preparation area.
110-305-7800Food storage.
110-305-7825Satellite kitchens.
ENFORCEMENT OF LICENSING STANDARDS
110-305-8000Facility licensing compliance agreements.
110-305-8010Nonreferral status.
110-305-8025Time period for correcting a violation.
110-305-8050Civil monetary penalties (fines).
110-305-8060When fines are levied.
110-305-8075Fines—Payment period.
110-305-8100Notice of fine—Posting.
110-305-8125Failure to pay a fine—Department action.
110-305-8150Denial, suspension, revocation, modification or noncontinuation of a license.
110-305-8175Violations—Enforcement action.
110-305-8225Notice of license denial, suspension, revocation, or modification.
110-305-8250Probationary license.
110-305-8275Probationary license—Cause.
110-305-8300Issuing a probationary license.
110-305-8325Refusing a FLCA or probationary license.
110-305-8350Providing unlicensed care—Notice.
110-305-8375Unlicensed care—Fines and other penalties.
110-305-8400Hearing process.
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