Health & Safety

Safety & Security is a top priority here at O’Shannessy Early Learning Centre. Our priority is providing your child with a safe, clean and nurturing environment. Safety and security procedures will not be compromised when it comes to the protection of your children.

  • Keypad entry to our service
  • ID required if new to our service
  • Strict signing in and out procedures for all children and head checks occur frequently
  • Daily indoor and outdoor safety to checks to ensure the safety of the yard and equipment
  • Safe fall zones with soft fall monitored
  • All staff trained in first aid and anaphylaxis
  • All educators, students and volunteers hold a current working with children check
  • The centre & equipment is cleaned daily by staff and professional cleaners at the end of the day
  • Smoke detectors & fire extinguishers are serviced regularly and evacuation drills are practiced with the children frequently
  • Nappy changes are conducted in an area away from children and is well ventilated
  • Medication and cleaning products are kept away from children
  • The Centre is well ventilated with air flow and natural light throughout
  • Meals are prepared in line with our food safety program and our kitchen is registered as a class 1 kitchen
  • Our services adheres to the recommendations of Red Nose for safe sleeping practices
  • We have zero tolerance for child abuse and are committed to acting in children’s best interests. We will ensure our environment and practices are always safe, consistent with best practice and legislative requirements including the Child Safe Standards.

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