Report of the Department of Health of the City of Brooklyn, N.Y. 1896

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Department of Health, 1897
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Page 49 - ... from the two points at which such life lines are so anchored, such line shall be made to extend as far into the surf as bathing is ordinarily safe and free from danger of drowning to persons not expert in swimming, and at such points of safety such lines shall be anchored and buoyed. From the two points of such lines so extended, anchored and buoyed, a third line shall be extended, connecting the two extremities, and buoyed at such points as to be principally above the surface of the water, thereby...
Page 49 - Every keeper or proprietor of a hotel or boarding house, and every other person having for use a bathing-house upon any beach or shore of the ocean, for the accommodation of his guests, or of other persons for pay. shall provide for the safety of such bathers two lines of sound, serviceable and strong manila or hemp rope, not less than one inch in diameter, anchored at some point above high water, at the same distance apart as the line of...
Page 227 - SIR: I have the honor to present herewith the report of the Office of Experiment Stations for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1901.
Page 49 - ... or space fronting on such beach occupied by him is in width, and from the two points at which such life lines are so anchored, such line shall- be made to extend as far into the surf as bathing is ordinarily safe and free from danger of drowning to persons not expert in swimming, and at such points of safety such lines shall be anchored and buoyed. From the two points of such lines so extended, anchored...
Page 49 - Every such keeper or proprietor or other such person shall cause to be painted and put up in some prominent place upon the beach, near such bathing houses, the following words: "Bathing beyond the lines dangerous." Such lines so placed, anchored and buoyed, and such notice so put up, shall continue and be so maintained by every such keeper, proprietor or other person during the entire season of surf bathing.
Page 24 - NY CIRCULAR REGARDING TETANUS ANTITOXIN. OCTOBER 8, 1896. The Health Department is now prepared to furnish to physicians and hospitals antitoxin serum for the treatment of tetanus. Each vial will contain 20 cc of the serum, but the dose will vary with the age of the patient, the severity of the attack and the time in the disease when the treatment is begun. The remedy is administered in the same manner as diphtheria antitoxin, by hypodermic injection, using a large syringe and carefully sterilizing...
Page 14 - ... contagion. In this report we will first consider tuberculosis, better known as consumption, which is a dangerous, infectious, communicable disease, the spread of which may be largely prevented by isolation, and by simple and easy means of cleanliness on the part of those afflicted, and those having the care of them. It is transmitted in the vast majority of cases from the sick to the healthy, by means of the sputum or expectoration of those afflicted with the disease. Apartments, berths, compartments...
Page 49 - The owner of a bathinghouse shall not be subject to the provisions of this section where it is used, occupied or maintained by a lessee for hire, but such lessee shall be deemed the keeper or proprietor thereof.
Page 228 - A report on the final disposition of the wastes of New York. New York: MB Brown, 1896. 159 pp. pis. pap. 8. A Waring (George E.) [Letter] To the President of Juvenile Leagues of the Department of Street Cleaning. New York, 1897. 3 pp.
Page 251 - August all lines whose northern termini were in this city (Louisville) were entirely withdrawn, and thenceforward, until after the Board of Health had declared it safe for...

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