Training Material for Childcare Professionals
Because of their size, stage of development, and behavior, children are at greater risk than adults for adverse health effects caused by exposure to indoor air pollutants. This site presents providers, parents and government agencies with resources to identify and reduce children’s exposure to pollutants that may be present in child care facilities.
Penn State’s Better Kid Care and PA IPM teamed up to bring you “Go Green for Kids,” a monthly newsletter to provide a healthier and safer environment for the children in your care.
Have you ever considered that your child care home or center could be making children sick? Explore the connections between children’s health and indoor environments of child care facilities. Learn safer practices that you can use to help assure that the indoor environment where you care for children is safe.
Use IPM in Childcare Facilities: Integrated Pest Management: A Toolkit for Early Care and Educational Programs comprehensive overview and guidebook of all the factors involved in implementing a top-notch IPM program. Here you will also find the 5 part PPT series.