13A.17.05.11

.11 General Cleanliness and Disposal of Refuse.

A. The entire child care facility, including floors, walls, ceilings, fixtures, furnishings, materials, and equipment, shall be kept clean and free of infestation.

B. Cleaning may not be conducted while children are present except in emergencies or as clean up activities that are part of the daily activity program.

C. Disposal of Refuse.

(1) Each room used for child care shall have a trash container with a disposable liner.

(2) All trash containers in child care areas shall be emptied when full but at least daily.

(3) Refuse that is placed outdoors to await collection shall be stored in receptacles that are:

(a) Made of tight, nonabsorbent, easily washable materials;

(b) Covered with tightly fitting lids; and

(c) Washed and treated with disinfectant when necessary to combat odors and prevent infestation.