By sickatwokr - Australia
Today, while alone in the childcare centre I work at, one of the children farted bad enough to trigger my morning sickness. Because I was alone, I couldn't leave the room, which resulted in me throwing up into a 2-year-old-sized toilet, while 12 toddlers either watched or ran wild. FML
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  pizzolar  |  6

A teacher should NEVER be completely alone with a group of children that young. It's entirely inappropriate and its what enables cases of child abuse. If you own a center and allow your staff to care for children alone, that's a huge liability you should reconsider.

  piinksock  |  17

The ratio in NSW is 6:1 I think. It changes with age. I'll assume Queens land is the same.
But there's plenty of ways this could have occurred while not being negligent.
All the rooms at any centres my kids have been to have half walls. There's no way an adult is ever completely alone with a child. The kids bathrooms and change areas either have half walls or massive windows. So even if one of the two carers per room has to duck out, there's always extra people keeping an eye on things over the wall. It is required to be like this.
What if carer 2 is changing pants and can't walk away until she's finished incase the child falls off the change table?