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East Ham 1948

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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T able 12. 40 a PART I OF THE ACT

1.—INSPECTIONS for purposes of provisions as to health (including inspections made by Sanitary Inspectors)

PremisesNumber on RegisterNumber of
InspectionsWritten noticesOccupiers prosecuted
(i) Factories in which Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are to be enforced by Local Authorities10511423
(ii) Factories not included in (i) in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority36430140
(iii) Other Premises in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority (excluding out-workers' premises)19192
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2.— C ases in which DEFECTS were found

(If defects are discovered at the premises on two, three or more separate occasions they should be reckoned as two, three or more " cases ")

ParticularsNumber of cases in which defects were foundNumber of cases in which prosecutions were instituted
To H.M. InspectorBy H.M. Inspector
Want of cleanliness (S.l)241721
Overcrowding (S.2)
Unreasonable temperature (S.3)644
Inadequate ventilation (S.4)22
Ineffective drainage of floors (S.6)
Sanitary Conveniences (S.7) (a) insufficient664
(6) Unsuitable or defective48253
(c) Not separate for sexes1561
Other offences against the Act (not including offences relating to Outwork) ...2211714
Total ...123691325
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T able 13.


(Sections 110 and 111)

Nature of WorkSection 110Section 111
No. of out-workers in August list required by Sect. 110(l)(c)No. of cases of default in sending lists to the CouncilNo. of prosecutions for failure to supply listsNo. of instances of work in unwholesome premisesNotices servedProsecutions
Wearing apparelMaking, etc.5211
Cleaning and washing...
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