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 Hornchurch]
FACTORIES ACTS 1937 and 1948.
Ministry of Labour and National Service Form 572.
PART I OF THE ACT.
|Premises||No. on Register||No. of Inspections||No. of written notices||No. of occupiers prosecuted|
|(i) Factories in which Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are to be enforced by L.A's||26||30||1||-|
|(ii) Factories not included in (i) in which Sec. 7 is enforced by the L.A.||238||235||16||-|
|(iii) Other premises in which Sec. 7 is enforced by the Local Authority||43||22||—||—|
2. Cases in which Defects were Found.
|To H.M. Inspector||By H.M. Inspector|
|Want of cleanliness (Sec. 1)||1||1||—||1||—|
|Inadequate ventilation (Section 4)||1||1||-||1||-|
|Sanitary Conveniences (Section 7)|
|(b) Unsuitable or Defective||26||15||-||8||-|
|(c) Not separate for sexes||1||1||—||—||-|
|Other offences against the Act||5||1||4||—||-|
PART VIII OF THE ACT.
OUTWORK—Sections 110 and 111.
Nature of No of Outworkers
Work in August list
Wearing Apparel— No instances of work in unwhole.
Making, etc. 139 some premises.