Shaken-baby training OK’d

Lawmakers gave final approval to a bill expanding a requirement that child-care workers be trained in the risks of shaken baby syndrome and sudden infant death syndrome.

The bill requires training for workers serving children from infancy to age 5. Current law applies to those who work with infants.

Senators voted 64-0 for the proposal, following House approval. The bill is headed to Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s desk.

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