5101:2-13-15.3 Smoke free environment for licensed type A homes.

(A) The type A home shall provide a smoke free environment for the children and adhere to the following requirements.

(1) Smoking shall only be allowed on the premises of the type A home during the hours of operation if anyone who is smoking cannot be seen by the children and he or she smokes only in one of the following places:

(a) An indoor area that is separately ventilated from the rest of the type A home. "Separately ventilated" means stand alone ventilation, separate from the type A home heating and cooling source.

(b) An outdoor area that is so far removed from the children being cared for that the children cannot inhale any smoke.

(2) If smoking is permitted in the type A home during hours that the home is not operating, the administrator shall provide written notice to the parent, custodian or guardian of each child enrolled that smoking occurs at the home outside of operating hours.

(3) The administrator shall post in a conspicuous place at the main entrance of the type A home, a notice stating that smoking is prohibited.

Effective: 11/22/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/28/2015 and 11/22/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.017
Rule Amplifies: 5104.017
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/86, 7/1/03, 9/1/05, 1/1/07