Chapter 6: Play Areas/Playgrounds and Transportation
6.3 Water Play Areas (Pools, Etc.)
6.3.1 Access to and Safety Around Bodies of Water
220.127.116.11: Sensors or Remote Monitors
Sensors or remote monitors should not be used in lieu of a fence or proper supervision (1).
RATIONALEA temporary power outage negates the protection of sensors. Response to an emergency is delayed if a remote monitor is used to replace direct supervision.
TYPE OF FACILITYCenter, Large Family Child Care Home, Small Family Child Care Home
RELATED STANDARDS18.104.22.168 Ratios and Supervision for Swimming, Wading, and Water Play
- American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention. 2010. Policy statement: Prevention of drowning. Pediatrics 126:178-85.