Safety gates are important tools to prevent falls and accidents and limit access to potentially hazardous areas. Safety gates can be used to create a safe environment for children to learn and play. Check out this video and quick quiz to learn more.

1. Watch the video: Safety Practices: Using Appropriate Gates in Your Family Child Care Program

2. Knowledge Check! Take this quiz

Post this graphic in your program to remind you of the requirements for using safety gates in the appropriate ways as outlined by OCCL.

See OCCL regulations for more detailed information. 

Remember: Keeping children safe is important! Using safety gates to keep children safe is one way to prevent accidents from occurring. Reach out to colleagues for support if you need it! You can do it!