CCHP Health and Safety Checklist

Health and Safety Checklist for Early Care and Education Programs: Based on Caring for Our Children National Health and Safety Performance Standards - Third Edition

The Health and Safety Checklist (Checklist) assesses key national health and safety standards to identify ways to improve the health and safety in early care and education (ECE) programs. The Checklist is a 112-item tool that includes 72 out of the 138 key national health and safety standards in Stepping Stones, Third Edition. The Checklist was reviewed by an advisory committee of national health and safety experts and pilot tested by child care health consultants in three states. The Checklist is user-friendly, easy to understand and has links to the National Health and Safety Standards. It can be used on a computer, electronic tablet, smart phone, or printed on paper and filled out by hand.