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Barnes 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Barnes]

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Table 16.—Atmospheric Pollution. Deposit Gauges.

Average Total Deposit expressed as Tons per sq. mile:

Year.1956.1957.1958.1959.1960.
Castelnau12.6714.2514.1111.9913.8
Furness Lodge9.259.210.979.2710.4
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Lead Peroxide Instruments.

Average Sulphur Dioxide (Mgms per 100 sq. cms exposed):

Year.1956.1957.1958.1959.1960.
Castelnau1.752.1292.42.632.53
Furness Lodge2.82.1252.052.212.05
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Volumetric Apparatus.
Average Smoke (Mgms per 100 cu metres):
1956. 1957. 1958. 1959. 1960.
19.03 20.24 14.9 14.0 10.3
Average Sulphur Dioxide (per 100 million parts of Air):
1956. 1957. 1958. 1959. 1960.
6.15 4.53 4.5 5.23 4.35
ROUTINE INSPECTIONS.
The following premises are subject to inspection from time to
time as a routine measure. Registers are maintained of these premises
and appropriate action taken where conditions warrant it.

Table 17.—Factories.

PremisesNumber on RegisterNumber of
InspectionsWritten noticesOccupiers prosecuted
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
(i) Factories in which Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 are to be enforced by Local Authorities213--
(ii) Factories not included in (i) in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority151745-
(iii) Other Premises in which Section 7 is enforced by the Local Authority (excluding out-workers' premises)99--
Total181865
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