London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Islington 1960

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

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Requisitioned Propertie
THe number of requisitioned properties on 1st January I960 was 111 which included
265 lettings.
Requisition ended on 31st March after which there were no outstanding cases to be
dealt with.

Work of Public Health Inspectors Administering Factories Act, 1937 and other legislation Factories Act, 1937.

Number of inspections621
Number of revisits826
Notices served13
Prosecutions instituted3
Defects found766
Defects remedied969
Defects referred to H.M. Inspectors54
Defects referred by H.M. Inspectors71
Complaints received55
Notices complied with74
Public Health (London) Act, 1936.
Factories visited726
Contraventions found58
Contraventions remedied113
Notices served36
Notices complied with35

Prescribed Particulars on the Administration of the Factories Act, 1937

1. Inspectionsfor the purposes of provisions as to health (including inspections made by Public Health Inspectors )

PremisesNumber on RegisterNumber of
In spectionsWritten NoticesOccupiers prosecuted
(i) Factories in which Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are to be enforced by Local Authorities2151181
(ii) Factories not included in (i) in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority1,856454521
(iii) Other Premises in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority 1 (excluding outworkers' premises)245613

* i.e. Electrical Stations (Section 103 (1)), Institutions (Section 104) and sites of Building
operations and Works of Engineering Construction (Sections 107 and 108).