Chapter 3: Health Promotion and Protection
3.3 Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting
22.214.171.124: Cleaning Crib Surfaces
Cribs and crib mattresses should have a nonporous, easy-to-wipe surface. All surfaces should be cleaned as recommended in Appendix K, Routine Schedule for Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting.
RATIONALEContamination of hands, toys and other objects in child care areas has played a role in the transmission of diseases in child care settings (1).
TYPE OF FACILITYCenter, Early Head Start, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home
RELATED STANDARDS126.96.36.199 Sleeping Equipment and Supplies
- Grenier, D., D. Leduc, eds. 2008. Preventing infections. In Well beings. 3rd ed. Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Paediatric Society.