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eyes of workers should be avoided. Wherever shops are dependent upon window lighting the glass shall be kept clean.
SEC. 128. Water supplies.-'An adequate supply of drinking water, conveniently located for the use of employees, shall be supplied in all shops. If the drinking water provided is not obtained from an approved municipal supply, or is not distilled or otherwise sterilized before being used, it shall be subject to the conditions set forth in section 11 of these regulations. used for cooling drinking water shall be subject to the conditions set forth in section 12 of these regulations; and drinking water containers shall be subject to sections 13, 14, and 15 of these regulations.
SEC. 129. Drinking fountains.-If drinking fountains of the bubbling type are provided they shall be so made that the drinking is from a free jet projected at an angle to the vertical, and not from a jet that is projected vertically or that flows through a filled cup or bowl.
SEC. 130. Common cups.-The use or supplying of drinking cups for the common use of employees is prohibited.
SEC. 131. Common towels.-The use or supplying of roller towels or other towels for the common use of employees is prohibited.
SEC. 132. Rest rooms.-A rest room shall be provided in all shops where 100 or more women are employed; and such room is desirable where any smaller number of women are employed.
SEC. 133. Communicable diseases.-When an employee who is convalescent from a communicable disease reports for duty, such employee shall not be allowed to resume work until a satisfactory certificate signed by a competent physician has been presented stating that there is no remaining danger of his communicating disease to his fellow employees.
Common Drinking Cups-Prohibited in Public Places. (Reg. Bd. of H., Feb. 10, 1920.)
The use of the common drinking cup or common receptacle for drinking water in any public place, park, or square, or in any public institution, hotel, theater, factory, department or other store, public hall, or public school, or in any railway station in the State of Florida, or the furnishing of such common drinking cup or common receptacle for use in any such place as herein mentioned is a practice dangerous to public health and is hereby prohibited.
Common Towels-Prohibited in Public Places. (Reg. Bd. of H., Feb. 10, 1920.)
That no person, firm, or corporation in the State of Florida shall hang or place, or cause or permit to be hung or placed, any towel, or other material which could be used for the purpose of a towel, in any place in any store, building, hotel, restaurant, church, hall, factory, theater, or other public place where more than one person could use the same for said purposes: Provided, That this rule shall not apply to paper towels which are to be discarded after use by one individual, or towels of such size that they can properly be used but once, and if placed in sufficient quantity to accommodate all persons who may make use of them.
Barber Shops-Sanitary Regulation. (Reg. Bd. of H., Feb. 10, 1920.)
SECTION 1. Each barber [shop] shall at all times be supplied with hot and cold water. If a heating or storage tank is used, the opening at the top of the tank must not exceed 2 inches in diameter. The dipping of towels, mugs, tools, or utensils of any kind in hot or cold water tank is prohibited.
SEC. 2. All cups, lather brushes, and tools must be thoroughly cleansed in hot water in each instance before using.
SEC. 3. Hair brushes and all other brushes must be kept in a clean and thoroughly sanitary condition at all times.
SEC. 4. Nothing but fresh laundered towels, including dry towels, steam towels, or wash cloths, shall be used for each patron. The headrest must be covered with a fresh paper before using for each patron. In cutting the hair of any person a newly laundered towel shall be placed about the neck so as to prevent the hair cloth touching the skin.
SEC. 5. All razors, shears, clippers, or other instruments used in cutting the hair, [or] shaving the face or neck of a person suffering from any eruption must be thoroughly sterilized immediately after use with 1:2,000 lysol solution or other disinfectant of similar strength and germicidal power. All tweezers, needles, massage applicators, and other instruments of this kind must be thoroughly sterilized both before and after use.
SEC. 6. The use of styptic pencils, finger bowls, powder puffs, and sponges is positively forbidden. The use of styptic powder and individual applicators is permitted.
SEC. 7. No barber having a contagious or infectious disease, including open tuberculosis, syphilis in its infectious stage, or granulated eyelids, shall be permitted to work in a barber shop.
SEC. 8. Every barber shop shall be provided with cuspidors made of impervious material, and such cuspidors shall be kept in a clean, sanitary condition.
SEC. 9. No barber shop shall be used as a sleeping room or dormitory.
SEC. 10. All tools, instruments, or appliances shall be thoroughly sterilized immediately after their use upon any sick person.
SEC. 11. No barber shop shall use any comb, brush, tool, or other article on the living that has been employed in the care of a dead body.
SEC. 12. A copy of these regulations shall be posted in a conspicuous place in each barber shop.
Camps Sanitary Regulation. (Reg. Bd. of H., Feb. 10, 1920.)
SECTION 1. All camp sites shall be dry and well drained.
SEC. 2. An adequate supply of potable drinking water shall be provided on camp grounds. Water from wells other than a public water supply shall not be used until it has been approved by the State board of health.
SEC. 3. Waste liquids and slops shall be disposed of in a manner approved by the State board of health, so as not to create a nuisance, attract or breed flies.
SEC. 4. Sewer-connected, water-supplied, properly flushed water-closets shall be provided where sewer connections are possible.
SEC. 5. Where sewer connections are not possible, sanitary fly proof privies approved by the State board of health or specified by the ordinance of the city wherein the camp is located shall be provided.
SEC. 6. All garbage and refuse shall be stored in metal cans with tight covers, and shall be removed from the premises and disposed of daily.
SEC. 7. Garbage and refuse shall be disposed of by incineration or burial. Any camper violating any one or all of the above sections shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction be fined no less than $10. Each and every violation shall be considered a separate offense punishable by fine.
Physical Education-Course of Study in, for Pupils in the Common Schools. (Act 627, 1920.)
SECTION 1. That the Georgia State Board of Education shall prescribe a course of study in physical education for all common schools of the State, and shall fix the time when said course shall go into effect. This course shall occupy periods totaling not less than 30 minutes each school day, which shall be devoted to instruction in health and safety, to physical exercises, and to recess play under proper supervision.
A manual setting out the details of said course of study shall be prepared by the State superintendent of schools in cooperation with the State board of health and State board of education of Georgia and such expert advisers as they may choose.
Said manual when published shall be sent by said State board of education to the teachers of the common schools in the State of Georgia.
Places Where Food is Manufactured, Prepared, Stored, or Sold-Sanitary Regulation-Employees. (Reg. Bd. of H., Apr. 30, 1920.)
REGULATION No. 1. Sanitation required.-Every building, room, basement, or cellar, occupied or used as a bakery, confectionery, cannery, packing house, slaughterhouse, restaurant, hotel, grocery, meat market, or other place or apartment used for the production, preparation for sale, manufacture, packing, storage, sale, or distribution of any food, shall be properly lighted, drained, plumbed and ventilated, and conducted with strict regard to the influence of such conditions upon the health of the operatives, employees, clerks, or other persons therein employed, and the purity and wholesomeness of the food therein produced, kept, handled, or sold; and for the purpose of these regulations the term 66 food "shall include all articles used for food, drink, confectionery, or condiment, whether simple or compound, and all substances and ingredients used in the preparation thereof.
REG. NO. 2. Protection of foodstuffs.-The floors, side walls, ceilings, furniture, receptacles, utensils, implements, and machinery of every establishment or place where food is manufactured, packed, stored, sold, or distributed, shall at no time be kept in an unclean, unhealthful, or unsanitary condition; and for the purposes of these regulations, unclean, unhealthful, and unsanitary conditions shall be deemed to exist if food in the process of manufacture, preparation, packing, storing, sale, or distribution is not securely protected from flies, dust, dirt, unsanitary conditions, and from all other foreign or injurious contamination; and if the refuse, dirt, and the waste products subject to decomposition and fermentation incident to the manufacture, preparation, packing, storing, selling, and distributing of food are not removed daily; and if all trucks, trays, boxes, baskets, buckets, dishes, pans, and other receptacles, cloths, towels, chutes, platforms, racks, tables, shelves, and all knives, saws, clevers, and all other utensils, receptacles, and machinery used in moving, handling, cutting, chopping, mixing, canning, and all other processes used in the preparation of food, are not thoroughly cleaned daily; and if the clothing of operatives, employees, clerks, and other persons therein employed is unclean, or if they dress or undress, or leave or store their clothing therein.
REG. NO. 3. Persons infected with certain diseases prohibited from handling foodstuffs. No employer shall require, permit, or suffer any person to work, lodge, sleep, or remain, nor shall any person work, lodge, sleep, or remain in a building, room, basement, cellar, place, or vehicle occupied or used for the production, preparation, manufacture, packing, storage, sale, distribution, or transportation of food, who is afflicted or affected with any venereal disease, smallpox, diphtheria, scarlet fever, yellow fever, tuberculosis, consumption, bubonic plague, Asiatic cholera, leprosy, trachoma, typhoid fever, influenza, epidemic dysentery, measles, mumps, German measles, whooping cough, chicken pox, or any other infectious or contagious disease.
REG. NO. 4. Dogs and other animals prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to bring into, or for any employer or employee to allow any dog, cat, or other domestic animal to enter or remain within any place of business occupied and used for any of the purposes described in regulation No. 1 hereof. REG. NO. 5. The foregoing regulations shall be considered as additional to and not as amendments of the present sanitary code.
1 This regulation is worded in, exact accordance with the copy furnished to the Public Health Service.
Influenza-Reports of Cases—Placarding-Isolation—Precautions to Prevent Spread Quarantine-Regulations Governing Cases in Hospitals-Duty of Attending Physician-Removal of Cases-Attendance at Schools and Gatherings-Burial-Disinfection-Spitting Prohibited in Public Places. (Reg. Dept of Public H., Effective Jan. 12, 1920.)
RULE 1. Influenza to be reported; by and to whom.-Every physician, nurse, or other attendant, superintendent of any hospital, asylum, orphanage, jail, or similar institution, teacher in any school, proprietor of any drug store, proprietor of any hotel, lodging or boarding house, parent, guardian, householder, or any other person having knowledge of a known or suspected case of influenza, shall within 12 hours of such knowledge of such known or suspected case coming to his notice report the same in writing or by telephone to the local health authority. Every case reported by telephone shall be followed with a written report within 12 hours. Every case developing on the premises subsequent to the first reported case shall likewise be reported.
Note. The terms "the local health authority" as employed in these rules shall be understood to mean the local health officer, health commissioner, or chairman of the board of health, as the case may be.
If the mun pality has no health officer, reports must be made to the mayor of the city, president of the village, or the official designated by ordinance to receive the same. Cases occurring in territory outside of the limits of a municipality must be reported to the persons designated by the rules of the township or county board of health to receive such reports, or, if there be no such person designated, reports must be made to the supervisor of the township or, in counties not under township organization, to the county board of health.
Upon receipt of such report the local health authority shall immediately forward a copy of the same to the Illinois Department of Public Health, Springfield, Ill.
RULE 2. Information to be given in report. The written report of a known or suspected case of influenza, required by these rules, shall set forth at least the following information: (1) Place and date of report; (2) name, exact address, age, sex, color, and occupation of the diseased person; (3) number of children and adults in household; (4) schools attended or places of employment, giving names and addresses of employers and mentioning particularly any engaged in handling milk or foodstuffs; (5) type of the disease; (6) date of onset of illness; (7) date of quarantine established; (8) precautions taken to prevent spread of infection; (9) name and address of person making the report.
RULE 3. Placarding.—Whenever a case of influenza is reported to the local health authority he or his authorized representative shall affix in a conspicuous place at each outside entrance of the building, house, or flat, as the case may be, a red warning card not less than 10 by 14 inches in size, on which shall be printed in black, with bold-faced type, at least the following: "Influenza " in type not less than 3 inches in height, and "Keep out" in similar type not less than 2 inches in height. Defacement of such placards or removal by any other than the local health authority, his authorized representative, or the duly