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United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water, United States. Office of Child Care, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This factsheet is part of EPA’s 3Ts for Reducing Lead in Drinking Water in Schools and Child Care Facilities (3Ts) Toolkit, referenced in Important Resources. It also includes considerations for lead sampling after extended closures. This factsheet…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of building and physical premises safety. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center) in…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of handling, storing, and disposing of hazardous materials and biological contaminants. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of transportation requirements. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center) in response to the…
Somers Tarah S., Freed Jennifer, Wendel Arthur M., Williams Dana, March, 2020
Other
In 2017, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released the Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education Guidance Manual. The guidance manual helps environmental and public health professionals ensure that early care and…
Child Care Aware of America. Emergency Child Care & Technical Assistance Center, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Health and safety in child care settings are always paramount. The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated unique conditions that require additional attention to ensure the environment is safe and healthy for young children. This resource highlights…
Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education Workgroup, April, 2017
Other
ATSDR has worked on sites across the country where ECE programs have been in locations that were not safe. To help protect children from health risks caused by locating ECE programs on or near places where chemical or radiological hazards are…
Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education Workgroup, April, 2017
Executive Summary
ATSDR has worked on sites across the country where ECE programs have been in locations that were not safe. To help protect children from health risks caused by locating ECE programs on or near places where chemical or radiological hazards are…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of building and physical premises safety for center-based and home-based child…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of handling and storing hazardous materials for center-based and home-based child…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of transportation requirements for center-based and home-based child care…
Environmental Law Institute, Children's Environmental Health Network, January, 2015
Other
The purpose of this report is to provide information to help states strengthen their laws, regulations, and programs to address indoor environmental contaminants in child care facilities. The report is designed for policymakers, agency officials,…
Bachrach Andrea, Higgins Louisa B., Stagman Shannon, December 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of substances that threaten the healthy development of young children in early care and learning settings and a discussion of interventions and policies to reduce exposure to these substances
United States. Government Accountability Office, November 17, 2006
Other
A description of further information on the development and implementation of transportation regulations for Head Start grantees
Mississippi State University. National Center for Rural Early Childhood Learning Initiatives, 2006
Other
Proceedings from a forum on the effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on child care and early education services in the affected areas and how to adequately prepare for future emergencies