Caring for Our Children (CFOC)

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

5.2 Quality of the Outdoor and Indoor Environment

5.2.7 Sewage and Garbage 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.
This practice provides for safe storage and disposal of infectious and toxic wastes.
Center, Early Head Start, Head Start, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home
RELATED STANDARDS Use and Storage of Toxic Substances Informing Staff Regarding Presence of Toxic Substances Radon Concentrations Carbon Monoxide Detectors Preventing Exposure to Asbestos or Other Friable Materials Proper Use of Art and Craft Materials Use of Play Dough and Other Manipulative Art or Sensory Materials Plastic Containers and Toys Prohibition of Poisonous Plants Chemicals Used to Control Odors Treatment of CCA Pressure-Treated Wood Testing for and Remediating Lead Hazards Shoes in Infant Play Areas Construction and Remodeling