Florida Day Care Centers – What Rules / Laws Apply to Harmful Items Like Cleaning Supplies, Poisons, Toxic, and Hazardous Materials?


Pursuant to Chapter 65, Rule 65C-22.001 – General Information, Florida Day Care Centers are required label all harmful items such as cleaning supplies, poisons, toxins, flammable products and other hazardous materials. All of these items, as well as knives and sharp tools must be stored in locations inaccessible to the children under the care of the facility.

Many serious childhood personal injuries and deaths in child day care centers in Florida can be prevented if safety precautions are taken to remove or lock away dangerous items. The purpose of these and other Florida regulations is to protect children in child care centers from the real hazards and risk of personal injuries and deaths from hazardous conditions / products.

The book titled – The ABCs of Child Injury – Legal Rights of the Injured Child – What Every Parent Should Know – has chapters on Day Care Injuries, childhood personal injuries and other topics. A free book is available at Free Book for Parents – Helpful Information for Parents of Injured Children in Day Care Centers. The book is also available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and the Apple iBookstore