13A.17.05.09

.09 Lighting.

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

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 individuals entering and leaving the facility when it is dark outside.