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East Barnet 1907

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

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Annual Report of Medical Officer of Health for 1907,
FOR THE URBAN DISTRICT OF EAST BARNET VALLEY.
FACTORIES, WORKSHOPS, LAUNDRIES, WORKPLACES AND HOMEWORK.
I.- INSPECTION.

Including Inspections made by Sanitary Inspectors or Inspectors of Nuisances.

Premises.Number of
Inspections.Written Notices.Prosecutions.
Factories (Including Factory Laundries.)91none.
Workshops (Including Workshop Laundries.)601none.
Workplaces---
Homeworkers' Premises6
Total752none.
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2.-DEFECTS FOUND.

Particulars.Number of Defects.Number of Prosecutions.
Found.Remedied.Referred to H.M. Inspector.
Nuisances under the Public Health Acts:—122
Want of cleanliness
Want of ventilation
Overcrowding
Want of drainage of floors
Other nuisances
†Sanitary accommodationinsufficient
unsuitable or defective
not separate for sexes
Offences under the Factory and Workshop Act:—
Illegal occupation of underground bakehouse (S. 101).
Breach of special sanitary requirements for bakehouses (SS. 97 to 100).
Failure as regards lists of outworkers (S. 107).
Giving out work to be done in premises which are
unwholesome (S. 108).
infected (S. 110).
Allowing wearing apparel to be made in premises infected by scarlet fever or smallpox (S. 109).
Other offences
Total22
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* Including those specified in Sections 2, 3, 7 and 8, of the Factory Act
as remediable under the Public Health Acts.
† For districts not in London state here whether Section 22 of the Public
Health Acts Amendment Act, 1890, has been adopted by the District Council;
and if so what standard of sufficiency and suitability of sanitary
accommodation for persons employed in factories and workshops has been
enforced.


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