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La Petite Academy #7139
3903 Cedar Lane
Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 483-4325

Current Inspector: Trisha Brown (757) 404-2601

Inspection Date:

Complaint Related: No

Standard #: 22VAC40-185-270-D
Description: Based on observation and interview the center failed to ensure that fans or other cooling systems are used when the temperature inside areas occupied by children exceeds 80 degrees. Evidence: 1 - The preschool and school age area of the building the thermostat reads 82 degrees. a. Upon entering the area the space felt hot compared to the three year old room. b. At 3:30pm a staff stated that the school age and preschool area was equally hot yesterday at this time of the day.

Plan of Correction: Management has been retrained as of 6/4/19 as to what the company expectations are regarding AC/HEAT emergencies. Management will place an emergency WO and partner with the DM at the time of any concerns regarding HVAC or Heat issues, effective 6/4/19, to ensure compliance.


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