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Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education Workgroup, April, 2017
Other
ATSDR has worked on sites across the country where ECE programs have been in locations that were not safe. To help protect children from health risks caused by locating ECE programs on or near places where chemical or radiological hazards are…
Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education Workgroup, April, 2017
Executive Summary
ATSDR has worked on sites across the country where ECE programs have been in locations that were not safe. To help protect children from health risks caused by locating ECE programs on or near places where chemical or radiological hazards are…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of building and physical premises safety for center-based and home-based child…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of handling and storing hazardous materials for center-based and home-based child…
Noguchi Miyuki, Mizukoshi Atsushi, Yanagisawa Yukio, Yamasaki Akihiro, July, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

We measured temporal changes in concentrations of total volatile organic compounds (TVOCs) and individual volatile organic compounds in a newly built daycare center. The temporal changes of the TVOC concentrations were monitored with a photo…

Somers Tarah S., Ulirsch Gregory V., June, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this column is to inform readers of ATSDR's activities and initiatives to better understand the relationship between exposure to hazardous substances in the environment and their impact on human health and how to protect public health…
Gagnon Fabien, Poulin Patrick, Leclerc Jean-Marc, Dessau Jean-Claude, Abab Aryan, Arsenault Pamela, El-Turaby Fady, Lachance-Paquette Guillaume, Vezina Felix-Antoine, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
OBJECTIVES: To invite and support managers of child care centres to measure radon concentrations in their buildings. Their ability to carry out a measurement protocol and communication plan was also evaluated as well as the intention of parents and…
Environmental Law Institute, Children's Environmental Health Network, January, 2015
Other
The purpose of this report is to provide information to help states strengthen their laws, regulations, and programs to address indoor environmental contaminants in child care facilities. The report is designed for policymakers, agency officials,…
Hudson Gwendolyn, Miller Gregory G., Seikel Kathy, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Infants and young children under five years of age are uniquely vulnerable to certain environmental contaminants. Some of these contaminants have been found in early learning environments (ELEs), or child care and family child care settings where…
Seltenrich Nate, May, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of recent research on the presence of potentially harmful chemicals in child care settings, the role of staff education in the improvement of indoor child care environments, and the regulation of chemical use in child care settings
Somers Tarah S., Harvey Margaret L., Rusnak Sharee Major, May/June 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the Screening Assessment for Environmental Risk (SAFER) program, a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Public Health Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment Program and the Child Day Care Licensing Program,…
Bachrach Andrea, Higgins Louisa B., Stagman Shannon, December 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of substances that threaten the healthy development of young children in early care and learning settings and a discussion of interventions and policies to reduce exposure to these substances
Mississippi State University. National Center for Rural Early Childhood Learning Initiatives, 2006
Other
Proceedings from a forum on the effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on child care and early education services in the affected areas and how to adequately prepare for future emergencies
Read Marilyn, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the use of color in physical design features of the exterior and interior design of 101 Alabama child care centers, as a way of creating stimulating, harmonious, and organized child care environments
Preston Benjamin L., Warren Rueben C., Stewart Peter, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the influences of urbanization, race/ethnicity, and education on the environmental awareness and exposure to environmental hazards of low-income Head Start families, based on a sample of 763 low-income, female-headed households in the…