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Richmond upon Thames 1905

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Richmond]

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FACTORY AND WORKSHOP ACT, 1901.
Bakehouses.
These have been periodically visited by the Medical
Officer, and generally found in a satisfactory condition.
The following is a summary of the work done during the
year under this Act:—
Factories, Workshops, Laundries, Workplaces and Homework.

1—INSPECTIONS.

Including Inspections made by Sanitary Inspectors or Inspectors of Nuisances.

Premises.Number of
Inspections.Written Notices.Prosecutions
Factories (including Factory Laundries)7l
Workshops (including Workshop Laundries)7916
Workplaces4
Homeworkers' Premises8
Total9817
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2—DEFECTS FOUND.

Particulars.Number of Defects.
Found.Remedied.Referred to H. M. Inspector.Number of Prosecutions.
Nuisances under the Public Health Acts:—
Want of cleanliness1212
Want of ventilation11
Overcrowding
Want of drainage of floors66
Other nuisances2020
Sanitary accommodations—
Insufficient
Unsuitable or defective55
Not separate for sexes
4444
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