Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Finsbury Borough]
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Deaths on the Road.
In 1936, 9 deaths were due to the risks of the road—all were
due to accidents in which motor vehicles were involved.
Last year 9 deaths were due to this cause, 8 associated with
motor vehicles, and 1 with a tramcar.
Sixteen deaths occurred last year of persons between the ages of one and five years. The deaths were ascribed to the following causes:-
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Home Accidents.—Last year special leaflets on "Home and
Everyday Accidents" were distributed throughout the Borough
by the Municipal and Voluntary Centres and Organisations,