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West Ham 1947

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

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Visits to registered premises occupied by vendors of food, W.H.C.A., Section 66614
Visits to ice-cream makers or dealers, W.H.C.A., Sec. 66, and P.H.A.534
Visits to other food purveyors Burial Act, 1857, Sec. 25, Exhumation of human remains701 7
Visits to shops (Shops Act, 1934)59
Visits to canal boats
Visits re overcrowding provisions of Housing Acts292
Drainage inspections1,931
House-to-house inspections under Public Health or Housing Acts220
Visits under Rats and Mice Destruction Act950
Visits under Increase of Rent Restriction, etc., Acts249
Visits under Bye-laws—tents, vans, sheds15
Visits to private houses to investigate complaints10,724
Houses inspected under the Housing Act, 1936, re Closing and Demolition Orders or Reconstructions or re Schedules of Evidence143
Smoke observations66
Visits to factories re smoke18
Visits to factories re Steam Whistles Act, 1872
Visits to places of public amusement, theatres, music halls, cinemas, etc. (Ministry of Health Circular 120 of 1920)29
Visits to licensed premises83
Other visits446
Total Visits36,402
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Samples taken under Rag' Flock Act 3
Samples of domestic water supplies taken for analysis or
bacteriological examination —
No. of Notices served 7,554
Warning Letters sent re matters not dealt with by Notice' 619
Drain tests carried out 239
Certificates granted under Rent Restriction, etc. 249
No. of Notices complied with—(1) by owner 5,229
No. of Notices complied with—(2) by occupier 15
Summonses 463

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