13A.16.05.09

.09 Lighting.

A. There shall be sufficient natural and artificial lighting in all approved areas of the center to allow proper child supervision and help ensure the safety of each child, employee, and visitor to the center.

B. An operator shall use light fixtures with bulbs, lamps, and tubes that are shatter-proof or protected by shields to prevent shattering.

C. In a room approved for child care that does not have windows, an operator shall provide an approved source of lighting that will operate in case of a power failure.

D. An operator shall provide adequate outdoor lighting to ensure the safety of persons entering and leaving the center when it is dark outside.