Health Survey of New Haven: A Report Presented to the Civic Federation of New Haven

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Yale University Press, 1917 - Health surveys - 114 pages
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Page 22 - The board of health may also order or cause any tenement house, or part thereof, or any excavation, building, structure, sewer, plumbing pipe, passage, premises, ground, matter, or thing in or about a tenement, lodging, or boarding house or the lot on which such house is situated, to be purified, cleansed, disinfected, removed, altered, repaired, or improved. If any order of the board of health is not complied with, or so far complied with as said board shall regard as reasonable, within five days...
Page 22 - Health may declare that the same, to the extent it may specify, is a public nuisance, and may order the same to be removed, abated, suspended, altered or otherwise improved or purified, as the order shall specify.
Page 27 - Every employer whose business requires the operation or use of any emery, tripoli, rouge, corundum, stone, carborundum, or other abrasive, polishing, or buffing wheel, in the manufacture of articles of metal or iridium or whose business includes any process which generates an excessive amount of dust shall install and maintain in connection therewith such devices as may be considered necessary by the factory inspector and state board of health to remove from the atmosphere any dust created by such...
Page 27 - ... persons employed therein while engaged in their ordinary duties, shall, as far as practicable, be securely guarded. No machinery other than steam engines...
Page 51 - Treasurer ; and shall have power to adopt and enforce a constitution, and such by-laws, rules, and regulations, not inconsistent with the constitution or laws of this State, or of the United States...
Page 27 - I899,ch.ii9 factories and buildings where machinery is used shall be well lighted, ventilated, and kept as clean as the nature of the business will permit. The belting, shafting, gearing, machinery, and drums, of all factories and buildings where machinery is used, when so placed as, in the opinion of the inspector, to be dangerous to the persons employed therein while engaged in their ordinary duties, shall, as far as practicable, be securely guarded.
Page 22 - In every tenement house occupied by more than two families a proper light shall be kept burning by the owner in the public hallways, near the stairs, upon the entrance floor, and upon the second floor above the entrance floor of the house, every night from sunset to sunrise throughout the year, and upon all other floors of the said house from sunset until ten o'clock in the evening.
Page 50 - In each town, except in towns having a city or borough within their limits, said town health officer shall have and exercise all the powers necessary and proper for preserving the public health and preventing the spread of diseases...
Page 5 - Public health is purchasable; within natural limitations a community can determine its own death rate.
Page 51 - Said board of health may, from time to time, make such by-laws, rules, regulations and orders as in its judgment the preservation of the public health shall require.

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