Caring for Our Childen (CFOC)

Chapter 5: Facilities, Supplies, Equipment, and Environmental Health

5.2 Quality of the Outdoor and Indoor Environment

5.2.7 Sewage and Garbage

5.2.7.6: Storage and Disposal of Infectious and Toxic Wastes


Infectious and toxic wastes should be stored separately from other wastes, and should be disposed of in a manner approved by the regulatory health authority.
RATIONALE
This practice provides for safe storage and disposal of infectious and toxic wastes.
TYPE OF FACILITY
Center, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home
RELATED STANDARDS
5.2.9.1 Use and Storage of Toxic Substances
5.2.9.3 Informing Staff Regarding Presence of Toxic Substances
5.2.9.4 Radon Concentrations
5.2.9.5 Carbon Monoxide Detectors
5.2.9.6 Preventing Exposure to Asbestos or Other Friable Materials
5.2.9.7 Proper Use of Art and Craft Materials
5.2.9.8 Use of Play Dough and Other Manipulative Art or Sensory Materials
5.2.9.9 Plastic Containers and Toys
5.2.9.10 Prohibition of Poisonous Plants
5.2.9.11 Chemicals Used to Control Odors
5.2.9.12 Treatment of CCA Pressure-Treated Wood
5.2.9.13 Testing for Lead
5.2.9.14 Shoes in Infant Play Areas
5.2.9.15 Construction and Remodeling