Indoor Activity Space for Infants


(a) In addition to Section 101238.3, the following shall apply:

(b) Indoor activity space for infants shall be physically separate from space used by children in the child care center and school-age child care center components.

(1) The center may use moveable walls or partitions to separate the above groups in the same room provided that each group has the total amount of square footage in indoor activity space required by this chapter.

(2) Moveable walls or partitions, if used, shall be at least four feet high; shall be constructed of sound-absorbing material; and shall be designed to minimize the risk of injury to infants.

(c) The calculation of indoor activity space for infants shall not include space designated and used for cribs.

(1) The sleeping area for infants shall be physically separate from the indoor activity space. This separation shall be accomplished as specified in (b) above.

(d) The various child care center components in a combination center may share office space, food-preparation space, storage space and any other general-purpose space.

(e) The indoor activity space shall be equipped with a variety of age-appropriate washable toys and equipment.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 1596.81, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1596.72, 1596.73, 1596.81 and 1597.05, Health and Safety Code.

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