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Make Your School or Daycare Facility a Safe Environment for Children

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If your business involves children on the premises, you know that safety is a huge factor in planning and design. Preschools, daycare facilities and private schools are especially sensitive to the potential dangers to children and mitigating the possibility of injury is extremely important. In addition to normal public safety standards, where children are present, extra care must be taken to ensure their complete safety. BB Commercial Solutions® (BBCS) is dedicated to helping you create the safest environment possible for your business.

Cordless window coverings and locking cabinets keep children safe and secure in a classroom setting
Cordless window coverings and locking cabinets keep children safe and secure in a classroom setting

Safety issues in child care facilities
Although not a physical facilities’ issue, an obvious first line of safety for children is having appropriate adult supervision. Young children should always be in view of teachers or caregivers. Following are some additional concerns, many which can be directly alleviated with space, storage and organization solutions from BBCS.

• Accidental poisoning from medicines and cleaning and sanitizing products
• Cluttered play areas create tripping hazards
• Age-inappropriate toys can become choking hazards
• Damaged toys can cause injury with sharp edges or exposed mechanisms
• Old carpeting and dirty floors can harbor allergens, bacteria and disease
• Exposed electrical cords, wires or cords on window treatments are a potential danger
• Art supplies like glue, paint, scissors and staplers can cause injury in the wrong hands
• Adult-sized furniture, sinks and cabinets can contribute to falls

Custom cabinets accommodate tall and short people, giving little ones a safe alternative
Custom cabinets accommodate tall and short people, giving little ones a safe alternative

Custom cabinetry
BBCS can help maximize the effectiveness of your space with custom cabinets and workstations so that your reception area, offices and classrooms have exactly what they need, with safety built in.

• Classrooms can have custom cabinets and countertops at kid-level, with overhead cabinets for adult use only.
• Low-level shelves keep books, art supplies and toys easily reachable so children can find what they want and also be able to put things away.
• Locking cabinets will keep children from accessing anything potentially harmful, including hand sanitizer which can cause alcohol poisoning in children due to its 60% ethyl alcohol content. (American Association of Poison Control Centers)
• Individual “locker room” storage can help older students maintain all their possessions and avoid a growing lost-and-found department.
• BBCS has a wide range of colors, styles and finishes for custom cabinetry so you can create any look you want or seamlessly add to existing components in your business.

For students or employees, individual storage makes every day more efficient
For students or employees, individual storage makes every day more efficient

Low-maintenance, industrial-strength floors
Flooring is especially important if your school or daycare caters to little “rug rats” that spend most of the day on the floor. They sit on the floor, nap on blankets, eat snacks sitting on the floor and continually touch the floor in the course of play. You need a flooring surface that is safe and easy to keep clean. Unlike carpet, which can hold on to dirt, allergens, and residue from cleaning solutions, a BBCS PremierOne® epoxy floor coating stays clean with just a dust mop or damp mop. The seamless, industry-tough surface resists spills, stains and dust buildup and is warrantied against chipping, peeling or fading. Use area rugs that can be laundered to define play areas, a reading circle or wherever a touch of softness is required.

Classrooms stay cleaner and kids breathe easier with low-maintenance PremierOne epoxy floors
Classrooms stay cleaner and kids breathe easier with low-maintenance PremierOne epoxy floors

Our epoxy floor coatings come in five distinctive PremierOne styles: Decorative Texture, Solids, Stone, Elements and Stratus. Each style has unique appearance features, and all have the same durability and functionality you can’t get anywhere else. Any of the styles are useful for your commercial flooring needs from warehouse space to lunchrooms to elegant office space.

Floor Coating Options

• Withstands heat, cold and wet or dry weather conditions for year round efficiency
• Warrantied against chipping, peeling, fading or stains
• Cleanup is a breeze; nothing sticks to the surface so spills can be easily wiped up
• Free of volatile organic compounds (VOC) makes it safe for you and the environment
• Reduces the buildup of allergens, dust and dirt that cling to other types of flooring

This decorative texture epoxy floor coating is ideal for hallways, offices, general areas and classrooms
This decorative texture epoxy floor coating is ideal for hallways, offices, general areas and classrooms

Cordless window treatments ensure safety
Wherever children are, you should not have dangling cords, exposed electrical cords or anything that could end up around the neck. Even jump ropes, ribbon wands and scarves should be used with adult supervision with small children. They are completely unaware of the dangers of misuse of these types of things, and every year children die from strangulation accidents from ordinary, everyday items.

Cordless window coverings are one way to ensure safety in a classroom, and BBCS offers almost unlimited options for cordless window treatments, including window blinds, solar shades, graphic shades and shutters. Whether you have small windows or a wall of windows, cordless operation is available, providing safe and efficient light control and privacy. Additionally, window coverings increase energy efficiency in all kinds of weather, by blocking heat gain in summer as well as helping to maintain a comfortable inside temperature when it’s cold outside. Different styles of window treatments offer varying degrees of energy efficiency and your local BBCS consultant can help you determine what is best for your specific needs.

Motorization is a cordless option for window coverings as well as the ultimate convenience for hard-to-reach windows. No need to reach across desks or countertops to adjust the blinds or shades, one-touch remote control makes it easy to adjust the window coverings as needed throughout the day.

Cordless roller shades provide important privacy as well as protection from the sun during the hottest hours of the day, keeping this library comfortable
Cordless roller shades provide important privacy as well as protection from the sun during the hottest hours of the day, keeping this library comfortable

BBCS can help you assess the safety issues in your preschool or daycare and custom design solutions that will make all your facilities safe and highly efficient, from the windows to the floors and all the storage and organization needs in between. Go to www.bbcommercialsolutions.com or call (866) 279-3253 to schedule an onsite appointment. We come to you with solutions you’ll love, and you’re assured of consistent quality and design for one or multiple locations with our over 1,200 BBCS trained professionals all across North America.