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KinderKidz Learning Center Manassas
8610 Mathis Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 368-8252

Current Inspector: Cathy Aylor (540) 222-6352

Inspection Date: Jan. 31, 2019

Complaint Related: Yes

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-185 PHYSICAL PLANT.

Technical Assistance:
Portable heaters can be used in an emergency situation- you must contact the local Fire Marshal's office for guidance on the circumstances, conditions and frequency under which you are able to use portable heaters.

Comments:
A complaint was received involving the center temperature being maintained lower than 68 degrees and the inside and outside environment not being maintained in a safe and operable manner. Interviews and observation was conducted today and part of the complaint was determined valid. Arrival time: 3pm Departure time; 5: 45 pm

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-B
Complaint related: Yes
Description: Based on interviews and observation, it was determined that the center has been using two portable heaters throughout the day since last week in the classrooms used by the children. The use of the heaters have not been in compliance with the manufacturer's instructions. Evidence: Interviews revealed that the two portable heaters have been used in the center since last week. The heaters have been placed on an elevated surface in the classrooms and within 3 feet of furniture such as a desk. Additionally, the heaters are being plugged into an extension cord and not directly into the wall outlet. Being within 3 feet of any object and plugged into an extension cord is contrary to the manufacturers instructions.

Plan of Correction: At the end of the day today I will reset all the thermostats so it stays on overnight. Tomorrow morning if it is cold in the building I wont use the space heaters until I have gotten permission from the local Fire Marshal's office. If the heat doesn't stay on tomorrow at the right temperature then I will close the building and contact my AC guy.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

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