Annual Report of the State Board of Health of the State of Maine, Volume 8

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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 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 81 - ... as comes within their power, and when said State board of health knows or has reason to believe that any penalty or forfeiture has been incurred by reason of neglect to comply with said act, it shall, at its discretion, give notice thereof, in writing, to the county attorney of the county in which said penalty or forfeiture has occurred, and upon receipt of such notice the county attorney shall prosecute the defaulting person or persons.
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...
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 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 59 - The secretary of the local board of health, or the health officer, should immediately be notified and should co-operate with the physician to keep the disease from spreading. 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...
Page 81 - In the months of March and October, annually, each and every person who is employed in a paper mill, shall be examined by the local board of health as to whether he or she is successfully and sufficiently protected by vaccination and the local board of health shall in all cases be the judges of the sufficiency of the protection by vaccination.
Page 58 - ... barren ground for their development. Diphtheria is a preventable disease. Proper preventive measures are almost invariably followed by the limitation of the disease to the first case or cases. When diphtheria gets away from the primary cases and makes its escape upon the community, somebody is tO blame. The sooner we accept this as a sanitary maxim, the sooner we shall begin to do our duty as individuals and as communities.

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