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Fulham 1927

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1927

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FACTORIES, WORKSHOPS AND WORKPLACES. I.—Inspection of Factories, Workshops and Workplaces. Inspections made by Sanitary Inspectors.

Premises.(1)Number of
Inspections. (2)Written notices.(3)Prosecutions.(4)
Factories (including factory laundries)71
Workshops (including workshop laundries)91
Workplaces (other than outworkers' premises)10525

II.—Defects found in Factories, Workshops and Workplaces.

Premises.Number of Defects.No. ofProsecutions.
Found.Remedied.Referred to H.M. Inspector
Nuisances under Public Health Acts:—
Want of ventilation
Want of cleanliness1313
Want of drainage of floors
Other nuisances44
Sanitary accommodation:—
Unsuitable or defective77--
Not separate for sexes--
Offences under the Factory and Workshops Acts: Illegal occupation of underground bakehouse (s. 101)
Other offences
(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.