Rule: Must I have an emergency evacuation and relocation diagram?

Evacuation Diagram

Minimum standard rules for child care centers (chapters 744 & 746) have been amended to specify the location of the emergency evacuation and relocation diagram be posted near the entrance and exits of each room children use and must be easily viewed by children and employees.

 Consider This!

Brenda, the director of a large child care center, is updating the operation's emergency preparedness plan. As she begins reviewing the operation's current relocation diagram, she questions whether she should label the designated location for lock-downs.

Is Brenda required to label the designated location for emergency lock-downs?

 
 

Technical Assistance: It is best practice to only label the emergency evacuation, severe weather sheltering and relocation diagrams. Specifying the lock-down location on the emergency evacuation and relocation diagram may allow the opportunity for a dangerous person to locate children and employees in a lock-down location.