Chapter 5: Facilities, Supplies, Equipment, and Environmental Health
188.8.131.52: Removal of Allergen Triggering Materials From Outdoor Areas
Outdoor areas should be kept free of excessive dust, weeds, brush, high grass, and standing water.
RATIONALEDust, weeds, brush, and high grass are potential allergens (1). Standing water breeds insects.
TYPE OF FACILITYCenter, Early Head Start, Head Start, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home
- Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. 2005. Allergy overview. http://www.aafa.org/display.cfm?id=9&cont=82/.