Report of the Health Officer of the District of Columbia. 1916

Report of the Health Officer of the District of Columbia. 1916

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...Miscellaneous 68 One thousand eight hundred and thirty establisnments coming within the purview of the law were registered and classified, as follows: Hotels ." 4 Laundries, 154 Manufacturing 286 Mechanical 108 Mercantile 986 Restaurants 150 Telephone and telegraph--1 7 Express and transportation '. 33 Miscellaneous-. 52 There were 6 cases pending in the police court for violation of law regulating the hours of labor of females at the close of the preceding fiscal year, and violations were reported in 23 instances during the year just ended. These 23 violations were referred to the corporation counsel for prosecution in the police court. These cases were disposed of as follows: In 3 cases a nolle prosequi was entered, in 3 cases personal bonds were taken, and fines imposed in 10 cases. Five cases were dismissed, and there were 8 cases pending at the close of the fiscal year. The amount of fines was $185. The case of Susan H. Hotchkiss v. The District of Columbia, pending in the court of appeals at the beginning of the year, was decided November 1, 1915 (44 D. C. Appeals, 73), in favor of the District. Overtime.--In performing their duties during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1916, the sanitary inspectors, exclusive of the supervising officer, worked 1,247 hours overtime, equal to 178 working days. This work was done without hope of compensation. Recommendations.--I have the honor to renew my previous recommendations that provisions be made for the collection and disposal of manure in this District, such collection and disposal to be under the supervision of the District authorities; that some provision be made that will enable the health department to enforce in a substantial manner the act to cause the removal of weeds from lands...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764013
  • 9781236764010