Or. Admin. R. 414-205-0120 - Sanitation

(1) Pre-mixed sanitizers and disinfectants that are EPA registered and meet Oregon Health Authority criteria may be used in all areas of the home per manufacturer instructions.
(2) Caregivers and children shall wash their hands with soap and warm running water:
(a) After using the toilet;
(b) After diaper changing;
(c) After assisting someone with toileting;
(d) Before handling food;
(e) Before and after eating; and
(f) Before assisting with feeding.
(3) Caregivers and children must either wash their hands with soap and warm running water or use hand sanitizer with alcohol content between 60-95%:
(a) After wiping the nose;
(b) After coughing or sneezing;
(c) After outdoor activities; and
(d) After touching animals, other than dogs and cats, or handling pet toys.
(4) Hand sanitizer must be stored out of reach of children.
(5) Hand sanitizer shall not be used on children under 24 months of age.
(6) Application of hand sanitizer on older toddlers and preschool-aged children must be supervised by an adult.
(7) When hand washing is not possible, e.g. on field trips and on the playground, moist towelettes and hand sanitizer with alcohol content between 60-95% shall be used together.
(8) All toys, equipment and furniture used by children must be cleaned, rinsed and sanitized regularly and whenever soiled.
(9) Diaper changing surfaces must be either:
(a) Non-absorbent and easily disinfected;
(b) Disposed of after each use; or
(c) Laundered after each use.
(10) The diaper changing area shall be located so that hand washing can occur immediately after diapering without contacting other surfaces or children.
(11) The building and grounds must be maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.
(12) All garbage, solid waste, and refuse must be disposed of regularly, in a safe and sanitary manner.
(13) Bio-contaminants including but not limited to bodily fluids and blood shall be disposed of in a manner that prevents exposure to children.
(14) The home's water supply must be safe to drink.
(15) Wading pools are prohibited for wading.


Or. Admin. R. 414-205-0120
CCD 1-2000, f. 3-31-00, cert. ef. 4-2-00; CCD 2-2009(Temp), f. 12-30-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10 thru 6-30-10; Administrative correction 7-27-10; ELD 4-2015, f. & cert. ef. 2/3/2015; ELD 5-2017, f. & cert. ef. 3/27/2017; ELD 9-2021, amend filed 10/27/2021, effective 10/27/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 657A.260

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 657A.260

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