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 Romford]
|Particulars||No. of Cases in which defects were found||No. of Cases in which prosecutions instituted|
|to H.M. Inspector||by H.M. Inspector|
|Want of Cleanliness||1||1||-||-||-|
|Ineffect. drain. of floors||-||-||-||-||-|
|(b) Unsuitable or defective||3||3||-||3||-|
|(c) Not separate for Sexes||-||-||-||-||-|
|Nature of Work||No. of Out-Workers in August List||No. of Cases of default in sending List||No. of Prosecutions for failure to supply Lists||No. of Instances of Work in Unwholesome Premises||Notices Served||Prosecu tions.|
During the year 595 inspections were made of Outworkers' premises.
(iv) Caravan Sites.
There are in the area six licensed caravan sites, one of wh.:h is
still controlled by the Council.
Altogether, there are 301 caravans on these sites, and, in general
they are maintained in a satisfactory condition.
In addition to the above, there are seven individual caravans licensed
for residential purposes.
(v) Prevention of Damage by Pests Act, 1949.
During the year the Public Health Inspectors and Rodent Operative
carried out 2,437 inspections, or re-inspections to premises, suspected
of being infested by rats or mice.
Further maintenance treatment, in respect of rat disinfestation to
sewers, was undertaken during the year.