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Walthamstow 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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2.—DEFECTS FOUND IN FACTORIES, WORKSHOPS AND WORKPLACES.

ParticularsNumber of Defects.Number of offences in respect to which Prosecutions were instituted.
Found.Remedied.Referred to H.M. Inspector.
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
Nuisances under the Public Health Acts:— Want of cleanliness3636
Want of ventilation44
Overcrowding
Want of drainage of floors44
Other nuisances6565
Sanitary accommodationinsufficient66
unsuitable or defective2929
not separate for sexes11
Offences under the Factory and Workshop Acts— Illegal occupation of underground bakehouse (s. 101)
Other offences
Total145145NilNil
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NUMBER AND TRADES OF OUTWORKERS NOTIFIED DURING 1936.

Wearing Apparel, making of371Furs5
Brush Making27Artificial Flowers7
Boxes14Toys27
Christmas Crackers and Carnival Hats7Handbags3
Total461
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