Employees of certain facilities to complete training.
1.Each person who is employed in a child care facility, other than in a facility that provides care for ill children, shall, in addition to completing the training required by NRS 432A.1776, complete 24 hours of training each year.
(a)Twelve hours of the training required by subsection 1 each year must be devoted to the care, education and safety of children specific to the age group served by the child care facility in which the person is employed and must be approved in accordance with regulations adopted by the Board; and
(b)Two hours of the training required by subsection 1 each year must be devoted to the lifelong wellness, health and safety of children and must include training relating to childhood obesity, nutrition and physical activity.
3.As used in this section:
(a)“Chronic disease” means a health condition or disease which presents for a period of 3 months or more or is persistent, indefinite or incurable.
(b)“Obesity” means a chronic disease characterized by an abnormal and unhealthy accumulation of body fat which is statistically correlated with premature mortality, hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other health conditions, and may be indicated by:
(1)A body mass index of 30 or higher in adults;
(2)A body mass index that is greater than two standard deviations above the World Health Organization’s growth standard for children who are at least 5 but less than 19 years of age, or greater than three standard deviations above the standard for children who are less than 5 years of age;
(3)A body fat percentage greater than 25 percent for men or 32 percent for women; or
(4)A waist size of 40 inches or more for men or 35 inches or more for women.
Section 432A.1775 — Employees of certain facilities to complete training.,