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
188.8.131.52: 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
RELATED STANDARDS184.108.40.206 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.