Ridgefield Park Co- operative Nursery Sch - Ridgefield Park NJ Regular Child Care Center

227 Euclid Ave , Ridgefield Park NJ 07660
(201) 440-0920

About the Provider

Description: Ridgefield Park Co- operative Nursery Sch is a Regular Child Care Center in Ridgefield Park NJ, with a maximum capacity of 35 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 1/2 - 6 years. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 02RID0001
  • Capacity: 35
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 6 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Expiration Date: 2025-08-30
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2022-05-13 2022-05-13 3A:52-4.3(b)
There shall be a minimum of two staff members accompanying children on any field trip, outing, or special event involving children away from the center, even when the appropriate staff/child ratios allow fewer than two staff members.

Violation Observed: Ensure that a minimum of 2 staff are present at the center when 6 or more children are present: There were 8 3 year old children alone with 1 staff on the day of this inspectionThe center took immediate action during this inspection and a second staff arrived at the center within aa 10 minute period of time
2022-03-01 2022-11-18 3A:52-5.3(n)(4)
Fire prevention requirements are as follows: all fire extinguishers shall be visually inspected once a month, and serviced and tagged at least once a year and recharged, if necessary, as specified in the NJUFC.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all fire extinguishers are serviced and tagged annually and recharged as needed.
2022-03-01 2022-11-18 3A:52-5.3(a)(16)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: walls shall be painted or otherwise covered whenever there is evidence of

Violation Observed: Repair and/or paint the window sills exposed to the outdoor play areaNote: This center is Lead Safe: ensure to use lead safe work practices when repainting any surfaces that contain lead based paint
2022-03-01 2022-10-17 3A:52-4.11(b)(1)
When the center applies for a new license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that each staff member at least 18 years of age who is or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis completes the CHRI fingerprinting process specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.11(a). Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that the new staff member completes the CHRI fingerprinting process specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.11(a).

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff, with a clearance on file prior to 1.1.2021, submit a current CHRI background check for the center's renewal Note: 10.13.20221 staff
2022-03-01 2022-06-15 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit a DCF Drinking Water Testing Statement of Assurance and a copy of the center's water testing completed by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental ProtectionNote: 6.6.2022Water test results submitted
2022-03-01 2022-10-13 3A:52-5.3(h)(2)
Lead paint precautions are as follows: the center shall comply with the lead paint inspection requirements specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-5.3(h)3, unless the center

Violation Observed: Submit a current lead paint risk assessment, which includes the interior and the exterior of the building, as required for the centers renewal
2021-10-21 2022-11-18 3A:52-4.6(a)
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Maintain on file and submit a current Staff Records Checklist
2021-10-21 2021-11-30 3A:52-4.8(g)(3)
The center shall maintain on file documentation of the date, time, topic, presenter, and attendance for all staff development and orientation completed by center staff members. The center shall record each staff member’s completion of staff development and orientation on the Staff Records Checklist, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b).

Violation Observed: Maintain on file and submit documentation that all staff have completed orientation training annually: 1 staff
2021-10-21 2022-11-18 3A:52-5.3(o)(1)
First aid requirements are as follows: at least two staff members who have current certified basic knowledge of first aid principles and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as defined by a recognized health organization (such as the American Red Cross), shall be in the center at all times when enrolled children are present.

Violation Observed: Ensure that at least two staff have current first aid and CPR certifications and are present at all times at the center: Submit documentationNote 6.15.20221 additional
2021-10-21 2021-11-30 3A:52-5.3(n)(1)
Fire prevention requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct fire drills at least once a month, as specified in the NJUFC. The center shall ensure that fire drills are conducted during each session provided at the center and that one fire drill per year is conducted during nap time, if applicable.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center conducts fire drills at least once per month during each session provided at the center, including one fire drill annually that is conducted during nap time: Submit documentation
2021-10-21 2022-05-13 3A:52-5.3(i)(8)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center, and, as determined by the Office of Licensing, on a case-by-case basis, the facility operator shall submit to the Office of Licensing a Safe Building Interior Certification or other approval issued by the Department of Health that indicates that no further remediation is needed for the interior of the building in which the center is located.

Violation Observed: Submit a current Safe Building Interior Certification
2021-10-21 2021-11-30 3A:52-5.3(r)
The center shall take any steps required by the Office of Licensing to correct conditions in the building or center that may endanger the health, safety, and well-being of the children served.

Violation Observed: Per the NJ Department of Health COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations pursuant to Executive Order No. 149, ensure that all health and safety guidelines are adhered to as required: Maintain on file and submit a written COVID screening policy; ensure the policy is provided to parents and staff
2021-10-21 2022-05-13 3A:52-5.3(a)(2)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: floors, carpeting, walls, window coverings, ceilings, and other surfaces shall be kept clean and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all surfaces are kept in good repair: Sand & repaint or replace the rusted piece on the urinal in the boy's bathroom
2021-10-21 2022-03-01 3A:52-5.3(a)(16)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: walls shall be painted or otherwise covered whenever there is evidence of

Violation Observed: Repair and/or paint the wall near the door in the hallway leading to the bathroomsNote: This center is Lead Safe: ensure to use lead safe work practices when repainting any surfaces that contain lead based paint
2021-10-21 2021-11-30 3A:52-5.3(a)(9)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: toilets, wash basins, kitchen sinks, and other plumbing shall be maintained in good operating and sanitary condition.

Violation Observed: Ensure that toilets the toilet in the girl's bathroom is maintained in operating condition

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