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Greenwich 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Greenwich Borough]

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FACTORIES ACTS 1937-1959 Inspections for purposes of provisions as to health.

PremisesNumber on RegisterInspectionsNumber of
Written noticesOccupiers prosecuted
(i) Factories in which Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are to be enforced by Local Authorities8236
(ii) Factories not included in (i) in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority4063591
(iii) Other Premises in which Sec tion 7 is enforced by the Local Authority (excluding outworkers' premises)1735

Cases in which defects were found.

ParticularsNumber of cases in which defects were foundNumber of cases in which prosecutions were instituted
FoundRemediedReferred To H.M. InspectorBy H.M. Inspector
Want of cleanliness (S.l.)11_
Overcrowding (S.2)— _
Unreasonable temperature (S.3)
Inadequate ventilation (S.4)___
Ineffective drainage of floors (S.6)
Sanitary Conveniences (S.7):
(a) insufficient11__
(b) unsuitable or defective77_2_
(c) not separate for sexes11_—— _
Other offences against the Act (not including offences relating to Outwork)22____