(1) In addition to the requirements imposed by the fire marshal or the fire marshal's designee, and the requirements of ARM 37.95.121, the following criteria for emergency safety must also be met:

(a) the operator shall record that staff members and children practice procedures at least monthly to be used in the event of a fire or other emergency requiring escape from the center;

(b) an operator shall post immediately accessible to each telephone in the center a notice stating the emergency telephone numbers to summon fire, police, and rescue services; and

(c) a prepared emergency evacuation plan which includes:

(i) a diagram of safe routes by which the staff and children may exit each area of the center in the event of a fire or other emergency requiring evacuation of the center; and

(ii) a copy of the plan must be posted in each area in the center.

(2) Telephone numbers of the hospital, police department, fire department, ambulance, and the Emergency Montana Poison Control Center (800) 222-1222 must be posted by each telephone.

History: 52-2-704, MCA; IMP, 52-2-702, 52-2-731, 52-2-734, MCA; NEW, 2010 MAR p. 2390, Eff. 10/15/10.