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Barking 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barking]

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Action was taken on four summonses and the operator was fined £25 on each
summons and £3.3s.Od. costs.
Offensive Trades
Throughout the year there have been forty two visits to the offensive trades
premises in the Borough.
Type of Trade Number
Oil Boilers 5
Gut Scrapers and Fat Melters 37
THE DISEASES OF ANIMALS (WASTE FOODS) ORDER 1957
Five licences authorising the operation of plant and equipment for the boiling
of waste foods are held by pig breeders in the district.
Frequent inspections are made to ensure the safe handling and storiliration
of raw swill which is essential for the prevention of such diseases as foot and
mouth disease, swine fever and fowl pest.
PET ANIMALS ACT 1951
During the year twenty inspections were made of the eight licensed premises
in the Borough.
All the licensees are mindful of their responsibilities concerning the wellbeing
of the animals on their premises and no case of cruelty or lack of provision
for the animals has occurred.
SWIMMING BATHS AND SWIMMING POOL

I am indebted to the Borough Engineer who has supplied me with the following figures:-

1958195919601961
East Street Baths
Total bathers86,56787,152113,277146,121
Park Swimming Pool
Total bathers73,008174,217114,895101,429
Slipper Baths
Total bathers36,62335,67832,46632,282
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Samples of swimming bath water were taken during the year as follows:-
East Street Bath
Park Swimming Pool
South East Essex Technical College 11
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