1. Watch this video: Managing Keep-Out-Of-Reach-Items

2. Knowledge Check! Take this quiz!

3. Keep all hazardous items out of the reach of children. This is required by the Department of Education’s Office of Child Care Licensing. Print this checklist and review it regularly.

4.  In the event a child does access something hazardous, print this list of emergency phone numbers and post it by a phone in your program.

Remember: Keeping children safe in your family child care program is important. Be sure to keep all potentially hazardous items out of children’s reach. Reach out to colleagues for support if you need it! You can do it!


  • Print this poster and post it in your program.