Annual report of the State Department of Health of Maine. 1892/93

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Sprague & Son, 1895

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Page 83 - ... with intent to sell or exchange, or exposes or offers for sale or exchange, adulterated milk, or milk to which water or any foreign substance has been added...
Page 78 - ... a fine of not less than $25 and not more than $500, or by imprisonment in any county jail for a period of not more than six months, or by both fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.
Page 9 - State, in regard to the location, drainage, water supply, disposal of excreta, heating, and ventilation of any public institution or buildIng; they shall from time to time examine and report upon works on the subject of hygiene for the use of the schools of the State; they shall have general oversight and direction of the enforcement of the statutes respecting the preservation of health...
Page 52 - Leave the room quickly, for the fumes are highly poisonous when breathed, and close the door tightly. Let the room remain closed twenty-four hours or more ; then air thoroughly for several days.
Page 93 - Convention of the National Association of officials of Bureaus of Labor Statistics in the United States, held at Denver, Colo., May 24-28, 1892.
Page 83 - When milk . shall, by the gravimetric analysis be found to contain over eightyeight per cent, of water, it shall be deemed prima facie evidence that said milk has been watered, and when milk by the analysis aforesaid, shall be found to contain less than twelve per cent, of solids, and less than three per cent, of fat, it shall be deemed, prima facie, milk from which cream has been taken...
Page 187 - ... duty, to order the suppression and removal of nuisances and conditions detrimental to life and health found to exist within the limits of its jurisdiction...
Page 81 - No person shall work in or about any paper mill where rags are used, who has not been successfully vaccinated or revaccinated within two years, or to the satisfaction of the local board of health.
Page 59 - Children and parents from other houses should be warned ; and, if they needlessly and obstinately persist in coming, they should be driven away. Neither the nurse nor any other person should eat or drink anything in the sick room or anything which has been there. Food which the patient has left should be burned. Cats and dogs should be kept from the sick chamber, or better, out of the house, for their fur can easily carry the infection. These animals, as well as some others, sometimes have diphtheria,...
Page 77 - Cholera or other dangerous contagious disease; and for this purpose he may require the person in charge of any vessel or public vehicle other than a railway car to stop such vessel or vehicle at any place, and he may require the conductor of any railway train to stop his train at any station or upon any sidetrack for such time as may be necessary.

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