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Barking 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barking]

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Inspections for purposes of provisions us to health and cleanliness

Premises Sections enforced by Local AuthorityNumber on RegisterNumber ofOccupiers Prosecuted
1. Factories Sees. 1-6 Factories Act 193725532
2. Factories (not included in 1) Section 7, Factories Act.27768068
3. Other premises Section 7, Factories Act1243-
4. Offices and Workplaces Public Health Act 1936.67107-
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Table No. 18

Improvements effectedat Factories Cases in which defects were found

ParticularsFoundRemediedNumber of cases In which defects were found Referred
To H.M. InspectorBy H.M. Inspector
Want of cleanliness (S.I.)3021
Overcrowding (S.2)
Unreasonable temperature (S.3)
Inadequate ventilation (S.4)64
Drainage of floors (S.6)
Sanitary conveniences(S.7)
(a) Insufficient4-
(b) Unsuitable & defective4732
(c) Not separate for sexes
Other offences against the Act (not outwork)193
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