Day Treatment Agencies: Safety
(1)Fire safety. Prior to licensure and every two years upon license renewal, the program must be assessed and approved by the State Fire Marshall or designee for the following fire safety areas:
(a)The day treatment agency must provide fire safety equipment that meets the requirements of applicable building codes and the Oregon Fire Code (see the current version of OAR 837-040-0010 (Adoption of the International Fire Code) and 837-040-0020 (Amendments to the Oregon Fire Code)).
(b)The day treatment agency must comply with existing state and local fire safety codes.
(a)The day treatment agency must have, for each facility it operates, a written emergency plan that includes:
(A)Instructions for evacuation of children in care and employees in the event of fire, explosion, accident, or other emergency.
(B)Instructions for response in the event of a natural disaster, external safety threat, or other emergency.
(b)Telephone numbers for local police and fire departments and other appropriate emergency numbers must be posted near all telephones.
(c)Operative flashlights sufficient in number must be readily available to the staff in case of emergency.
(a)An unannounced evacuation drill must be held monthly under varying conditions to simulate the unusual conditions that occur in the event of fire. For each drill, the day treatment agency must document the following information and retain it for a minimum of two years:
(A)Identity of the person conducting the drill.
(B)Date and time of the drill.
(C)Notification method used.
(D)Staff members on duty and participating.
(E)Number of children in care and staff evacuated.
(F)Special conditions simulated.
(H)Time required to accomplish complete evacuation.
(b)The day treatment agency must ensure that all employees and children in care are aware of the procedures to follow in case of emergencies.
Rule 413-215-0836 — Day Treatment Agencies: Safety,