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1911 Excerpt: ... of former laws. A misunderstanding seems to
prevail that these laws emanated from the Buffalo Department of
Health. This is erroneous. This department is only charged with the
local enforcement of certain provisions. The laws were enacted by
the state legislature. The issuing of labor certificates to
children between the ages of 14 and 16 years, is still vested with
this department, but under greater restrictions. The law also
regulates the hours of labor at certain employments, prescribes how
wages shall be paid, provides seats for female employes and compels
shorter hours, regulates the employment of children in factories
and covers a wider range than similar former provisions. Better
Milk Production. In our crusade for a PURE milk supply, the results
obtained, while not all that might be desired, have been fairly
satisfactory, showing an increased disposition on the part of
producers and vendors to co-operate with the department in its
efforts to conserve the public health. Particular attention has
been given to the condition of the milk upon its arrival in the
city and. in all cases where it was indicated.' special
investigations were made and personal instructions given to
producers. In many instances, inspectors were specially detailed to
farms producing milk, to determine and correct the causes of
contaminated milk. Bacteriological examinations of the milk
supplies show a continued improvement in the manner of milk
producfon. and the fact that exceptionally few complaints have been
received indicates a very satisfeetory condition. The spirit of
eo-oneration between the producer and the department of health
continues to grow, and this same spirit is pvi'lenced among our
city milk dealers with but few exceptions, nnd these, more
negligent than intenri...
|Country of origin:
Buffalo Dept of Health
||246 x 189 x 16mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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