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Regulation 10. Construction of privies more than two hundred feet from the water's edge. If such privy be more than two hundred feet from the water's edge of any spring, stream, lake or reservoir forming a part of a public or private water supply, it shall consist of a pit at least two feet deep, with suitable shelter over the same. No such pit shall be filled with excreta to nearer than one foot from the surface of the ground and the excreta in the pit shall always be covered with earth or ashes. If the camp be occupied for more than six days between May 1 and November 1 the shelter and pit shall be enclosed in fly netting.
Regulation II. Construction and care of privies located between 50 and 200 feet from the water's edge. If such privy is to be between 50 and 200 feet from the waters of a spring, stream, lake or reservoir forming part of a public or private water supply, there shall be no pit, but the excreta shall be received in a watertight tub or bucket and periodically, as often as may be found necessary, shall be taken away and disposed of. Such privy shall be properly screened against flies and kept in a clean and sanitary condition; the pails or buckets shall not be allowed to fill so that they overflow or spill in carrying, and the construction of the privy shall be such that the convenient removal and replace ment of the tubs or buckets is facilitated.
Regulation 12. Disposal of wastes from privies. The pails or buckets used in privies located between 50 and 200 feet from the water's edge, as referred to in regulation 11, shall when not more than three-quarters filled be removed from the privy and carried at least 200 feet from the water's edge and the contents there either burned or buried in a trench at least two feet deep so that when buried there shall be at least one foot of earth cover. The tubs or buckets immediately after being emptied shall be rinsed out with a suitable disinfectant as particularly prescribed for such purposes by the special rules and regulations of the state department of health and the rinsing fluid shall also be emptied into the trench.
Regulation 13. Garbage to be disposed of in suitable manner. All garbage, kitchen wastes and other rubbish in camps shall be deposited in suitable covered receptacles which shall be emptied daily or oftener if necessary, and the contents burned, buried or
otherwise disposed of in such a way as not to be or become offensive or insanitary.
Regulation 14. Water rules to be observed. Whenever a camp is established on the banks of a spring, lake, reservoir, stream or other watercourse which is a source of water supply protected by water rules formulated by the state commissioner of health, no bathing or washing by the occupants of said camp shall be allowed in said springs, lakes, reservoirs, streams or other watercourses, and all said water rules shall be strictly observed. There shall be furnished by the health officer and conspicuously posted in such camp a copy of said rules or parts thereof as may be considered necessary by the state commissioner of health.
Regulation 15. Location and drainage of stables regulated. No stable or other shelter for animals shall be maintained within one hundred feet of any living quarters in a camp, nor within one hundred and fifty feet of any kitchen or messroom therein. No drainage from such stable or shelter shall be permitted to empty directly into any spring, lake, reservoir, stream or other watercourse forming part of a public or private water supply.
Regulation 16. Camps to be kept and left in clean and sanitary condition. All tents, cars, and buildings in, and the grounds surrounding camps shall at all times be kept and when definitely vacated be left in a clean and sanitary condition. Regulation 17.
Person in charge of camp to report cases of disease presumably communicable. It shall be the duty of the person in charge of any labor or other camp to enforce regulation six of chapter two of the sanitary code and of regulation five of chapter three hereof.
Regulation 18. Isolation of cases of communicable diseases; cases not to be removed without permission of health officer. Whenever a case of disease presumably communicable shall occur in any labor or construction camp it shall be the duty of the person in charge of the camp immediately to isolate the case. Such isolation shall be maintained in a manner approved by the health officer. The person in charge of the camp shall not allow the case to leave or be removed from such camp without the permission of the health officer.
Regulation 19. Duty to enforce regulations on person in charge. It shall be the duty of the superintendent, foreman or other person in charge of a camp to see that all regulations of this chapter are faithfully observed.
Regulation 20. Supplementary rules and regulations. Labor and construction camps shall be subject to such special and supplementary rules and regulations as may from time to time be made by the state commissioner of health.
Nuisances Which May Affect Life and Health Regulation 1. Duty of health officer to abate nuisance likely to affect health; procedure.
§ 1. The health officer, upon receiving a complaint of the existence within his jurisdiction of a nuisance which may affect health, or when the probable existence of any such nuisance comes to his attention, shall make an immediate and thorough investigation, and if such nuisance exists he shall take all measures within his power and authority to secure its abatement.
§ 2. The health officer shall within five days of the receipt of the complaint file with the local board of health: (a) the complaint, if made in writing, or if not made in
writing, a summary thereof; or, if no complaint has
been made, a statement of the facts, and
(1) his findings;
amount to a nuisance likely to affect health;
§ 3. If said report of the health officer states that there is a nuisance likely to affect health which has not been abated, this board shall convene promptly, investigate the alleged nuisance, and take the necessary steps provided by law for its abatement or within a reasonable time from the filing of the health officer's report enter on its minutes its decision giving its reason for not taking action.
§ 4. Within forty-eight hours after the entry of such decision, the health officer shall forward a copy thereof to the state commissioner of health, together with the original or copies of the papers filed by him with this board as required in subdivision two hereof.
§ 5. Upon the receipt of a notice from the state commissioner of health, pursuant to the provisions of section 26 of the public health law, the presiding officer of this board shall promptly convene this board, which shall take the action directed by the said commissioner.
Regulation 1. Spitting in public places forbidden. Spitting upon the floor of public buildings or buildings used for public assemblage, or upon the floors or platforms or any part of any railroad or trolley car or ferry boat, or any other public conveyance, is forbidden.
Regulation 2. Common towel forbidden. No person, firm or corporation owning, in charge of, or in control of any lavatory or wash room in any hotel, lodging house, restaurant, factory, store, office building, railway or trolley station, or public conveyance by land or water shall provide in or about such lavatory or wash room any towel for common use. The term use" in this regulation shall be construed to mean for use by more than one person without cleansing.
Regulation 3 Common drinking cups and drinking and eating utensils forbidden. The use of common drinking cups and of common drinking or eating utensils in any public place or public institution, except in hospitals for the insane, or in any hotel, saloon, lodging house, theatre, factory, store, school or public hall; or in any railway or trolley car or ferry boat; or in any railway or trolley station or ferry house; or the furnishing of any such common drinking cup or drinking or eating utensil for common use in any such place is prohibited.
The term “common use" in this regulation shall be construed to mean, for use by more than one person without adequate cleansing
Regulation 4. Barbers and barber shops. Every barber or other person in charge of any barber shop shall keep such barber shop at all times in a clean and sanitary condition.
No person shall act as a barber who is affected with a venereal disease in the communicable stage or with any communicable disease enumerated in these regulations, in an acute form, or with any communicable disease of the skin.
The hands of the barber shall be washed with soap and water before serving each customer.
Brushes and combs shall frequently be cleansed with soap and water.
Shaving mugs and brushes shall be thoroughly rinsed after each use thereof.
There shall be a separate clean towel for each customer. The head rest shall be covered by a clean towel or paper.
Alum or other material used to stop the flow of blood shall be applied in powdered or liquid form only.
After the handling of a customer affected with any eruption, or whose skin is broken out, or is inflamed or contains pus, the hands of the barber shall be immediately disinfected. This shall be done by thorough washing with soap and water, followed by rinsing in alcohol (70 to 80 per cent) or in a solution of corrosive sublimate (1 to 1,000), or by the use of some equally efficient disinfectant.
The instruments used for a customer affected with any of the above named disorders shall be made safe immediately after such use by washing with soap and water and dipping for one minute in a ten per cent solution of commercial (40 per cent formalin; or dipping for three minutes in alcohol (70 to 80 per cent), or by the use of some equally efficient dişinfectant
No cup or brush which has been used in the shaving of a customer affected with any of the above infectious disorders of the face shall be used for another customer unless the cup shall have been emptied and cleansed by boiling water and furnished with fresh soap, and the brush has been sterilized by a three minutes' exposure to alcohol (70 to 80 per cent), or to a corrosive sublimate solution (1 to 1,000), or by the use of some equally efficient disinfectant.
Regulation 5. Manicures and chiropodists. The utensils and instruments employed by manicures and chiropodists in pursuit of their occupations shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition,