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Chelsea 1960

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1960

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SANITARY ADMINISTRATION OF THE BOROUGH SUMMARY OF THE WORK PERFORMED BY THE PUBLIC HEALTH INSPECTORS DURING THE YEAR 1960.

Number of complaints received during the year607
INSPECTIONS AND RE-VISITS DWELLINGS:
Inspections after complaints2,127
Inspections after infectious disease449
House-to-House inspections9
Underground Rooms184
Overcrowding and "Permitted Numbers69
Other Visits462,884
FOOD PREMISES:
Butchers314
Fishmongers and Fish Friers87
General Provision Shops66
Dairies208
Ice Cream Vendors239
Ice Cream Manufacturers5
Bakehouses43
Street Stalls and Barrows93
Food Factories (Mechanical)12
Hotels, Restaurants and Dining Rooms1,134
Premises in connection with unsound food105
Premises in connection with food sampling144
Other food premises1582,608
FACTORIES AND OUTWORKERS:
Factories other than Food Factories (Mechanical)239
Factories other than Food Factories (Non-mechanical)74
Outworkers5
Other Visits3321
DRAINAGE:
Drains tested: (a) by water535
(b) by smoke33
(c) by air147715
Carried forward6,528
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