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Page 252 - Health, and when the same can be done without prejudice to the public service, to detail officers from the several departments of the government for temporary duty, to act under the direction of said...
Page 260 - And every steamship or other vessel carrying or bringing emigrant passengers, or passengers other than cabin passengers, exceeding fifty in number, shall carry a duly qualified and competent surgeon or medical practitioner, who shall be rated as such in the ship's articles...
Page 261 - That the amount of the several fines and penalties imposed by any section of this act upon the master of any steamship or other vessel carrying or bringing emigrant passengers, or passengers other...
Page 252 - ... shall also obtain, through all sources accessible, including state and municipal sanitary authorities throughout the United States, weekly reports of the sanitary condition of ports and places within the United States, and shall prepare, publish and transmit to...
Page 258 - ... any convict, lunatic, idiot, or any person unable to take care of himself or herself without becoming a public charge...
Page 263 - ... public health, and will not be accepted for transportation unless said removal has been approved by the state board of health, and the consent of the health authority of the locality to which the corpse is consigned, has first been obtained, and the disinterred remains enclosed in a hermetically sealed (soldered) zinc, tin, or copper lined coffin or box, or a box encased In hermetically sealed (soldered) zinc, tin or copper cases.
Page 274 - The members of this Association shall be known as Active and Associate. The Executive Committee shall determine for which class a candidate shall be proposed. The Active members shall constitute the permanent body of the Association, subject to the provisions of the Constitution as to continuance in membership. They shall be selected with special reference to their acknowledged interest in or devotion to sanitary studies and allied sciences, and to the practical application of the same.
Page 263 - Puerperal Fever, Typhoid Fever, Erysipelas, Measles and other contagious, infectious or communicable diseases must be wrapped in a sheet thoroughly saturated with a strong solution of bi-chloride of mercury, in the proportion of one ounce of bi-chloride of mercury to a gallon of water; and encased in an air-tight zinc, tin, copper or lead [lined] coffin, or.
Page 77 - No sewage, drainage or refuse or polluting matter of such kind as either by itself or in connection with other matter will corrupt or impair the quality of the water...
Page 263 - In cases of contagious, infectious or communicable diseases, the body must not be accompanied by persons or articles which have been exposed to the infection of the disease, unless certified by the health officer as having been properly disinfected; and before selling...