Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1927
FACTORIES, WORKSHOPS AND WORKPLACES. I.—Inspection of Factories, Workshops and Workplaces.
|Inspections. (2)||Written notices.(3)||Prosecutions.(4)|
|Factories (including factory laundries)||71||—||—|
|Workshops (including workshop laundries)||91||—||—|
|Workplaces (other than outworkers' premises)||105||25||—|
II.—Defects found in Factories, Workshops and Workplaces.
|Premises.||Number of Defects.||No. ofProsecutions.|
|Found.||Remedied.||Referred to H.M. Inspector|
|Want of ventilation||—||—||—||—|
|Want of cleanliness||13||13||—||—|
|Want of drainage of floors||—||—||—||—|
|Unsuitable or defective||7||7||-||-|
|Not separate for sexes||—||—||-||-|
|(Excluding offences relating to outwork and offences under the Sections mentioned in the Schedule to the Ministry of Health (Factories and Workshops Transfer of Powers) Order, 1921.|