London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Mitcham 1923

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Mitcham]

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2.—Defects found in Factories, Workshops and Workplaces.

Particulars.Number of Defects.
Found.Remedied.Referred to H.M. Inspector.Number of Prosecutions.
Nuisances under the Public Health Acts :—*NilNil
Want of cleanliness11
Want of ventilation
Want of drainage of floors
Other nuisances55
Sanitary accommodationinsufficient11
unsuitable or defective22
not separate for sexes22
Offences under the Factory and Workshop Acts : —
Illegal occupation of underground bakehouse (s. 101)
Breach of special sanitary. requirements for bakehouses (ss. 97 to 100)
Other offences
(Excluding offences relating to outwork which are included in Part 3 of this Report)

* Including those specified in sections 2, 3, 7 and 8 of the Factory and Workshop Act, 1901, as remediable under
the Public Health Acts.