Safety Compliance Checksheet

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there are areas which require attention when choosing your child care provider. Loving Arms™ Child Care and Preschool, is in compliance of all areas recommended by the CPSC.

We've provided an overview below. If you have further questions, feel free to contact us. For complete details on the source of this checklist, please visit the CPSC's website. To view current CPSC recall articles, please visit here.


Safety Compliance Criteria Compliant Non-Compliant

Cribs
- Meet current national safety standards
- Crib slates no more than 2.4" apart
- Mattresses fit snugly

Compliant  

Soft Bedding
- No pillows, soft bedding or comforters are used
- Babies sleep on their backs on a firm, flat mattress

Compliant  

Playground Surfacing
- Safe surfacing on outdoor playgrounds
- At least 12 inches of wood chips, mulch, sand or
- pea gravel, or mats made of safety-tested rubber or
- rubber-like materials

Compliant  

Playground Maintenance
- Surfacing and equipment checked regularly
- Equipment maintained in good condition

Compliant  

Safety Gates
- Used to keep children away from dangerous areas
- Protect against falls, such as on stairs

Compliant  

Window Blind & Curtain Cords
- Venetians and miniblinds do not have looped cords
- Vertical blinds, continuous looped blinds and
- drapery cords have tension or tie-down devices to
- hold cords tight
- Inner cord stops have been installed

Compliant  

Clothing Drawstrings
- No drawstrings around the hood or neck
- Use instead snaps, zippers or Velcro

Compliant  

No Recalled Products
- No recalled products are being used
- Current list of recalled products is readily available

Compliant