Feds: CT needs more day care inspectors, more frequent inspections

This is a photo of a fuse box located in a classroom, accessible to children, at a day care center that had been inspected by the state before a visit by a federal reviewer.

Federal reviewers visited state-inspected day care centers and found violations including a fuse box accessible to children; a first-aid kit, shaving cream and hair gel within reach of children; and exposed wiring in a gazebo used by youngsters. In one case, federal reviewers visited a day care center that had been inspected the month before, but still uncovered 11 potentially hazardous conditions and five playground safety problems. Continue Reading →