Definition of National Health and Safety Performance Standards


National Health and Safety Performance Standards means the National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Out-of-Home Child Care Programs produced by the American Public Health Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics with the support of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services.

Examples of National Health and Safety Performance Standards in a sentence

Instruction that is consistent with: (1) Iowa child care regulatory standards; (2) The Iowa early learning standards; and (3) The philosophy of developmentally appropriate practice as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Program for Infant/Toddler Care, and the National Health and Safety Performance Standards.
Such practices and policies must be based on current recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, and the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, Caring for our children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 3rd edition, 2011, or successor recommendations.
The policies shall be consistent with the recommendations of the National Health and Safety Performance Standards and shall include, but are not limited to: 109.10(1) Physical examination report.
The center shall have a written health policy, consistent with the National Health and Safety Performance Standards, approved and signed by the owner or the chair of the board and by the medical advisor before the center can begin operations.
A recommended resource regarding sanitation of equipment and toys can be found in the National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for out of home Child Care, Second Edition (Standard 3.030) website: www.nrc.uchsc.edu Source: Miss.