Annual Report of the State Board of Health of the State of Vermont ...

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State Board of Health, 1889
Vols. for 1896/97- include also 41st- (1st- biennial) report relating to the registry and returns of births, marriages, deaths and divorces in the state of Vermont, 1897-
 

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Page 28 - ... a strong coffin or casket encased in a hermetically sealed (soldered) zinc, copper, or tin case, and all enclosed in a strong outside wooden box of material not less than one inch thick. In all cases the outside box must be provided with four iron chest handles.
Page 28 - ... zinc, copper or tin case, and all enclosed in a strong, outside wooden box, of material not less than one inch and a half thick.
Page 29 - Corpse," and a transit permit from Board of Health, or proper health authority, giving permission for the removal, and showing the name of deceased, age, place of death, cause of death (and if of a contagious or infectious nature), the point to which it is to be shipped, medical attendant and name of undertaker.
Page 29 - RULE 6. The transit permits must be made with a stub to be retained by the person issuing it, the original permit must accompany the body to destination, and two coupons ; the first coupon to be detached by agent at initial point and sent to general baggage agent, and the second coupon, by the last train baggageman.
Page 29 - ... been approved by the state or provincial health authorities having jurisdiction where such body is disinterred, and the consent of the health authorities of the locality to which the corpse is consigned has first been obtained; and...
Page 28 - In cases of contagious, infectious or communicable diseases, the body must not be accompanied by articles which have been exposed to the infection of the disease. And in addition to permit from Board of Health or proper health authority...
Page 28 - RULE 4. The bodies of persons dead of diseases that are not contagious, infectious, or communicable, may be received for transportation to local points in same state ; when encased in a sound coffin or metallic case, and enclosed in a strong wooden box. securely fastened so it may be safely handled. But when it is proposed to transport them out of the State...
Page 6 - ... advise with them, and adopt such regulations for its suppression as may seem best. He shall annually report to the Governor, on or before the first day of January, the investigations, discoveries and recommendations of the Board, which shall be printed and distributed as soon as practicable thereafter in the same manner as other public documents of the State, except that the Governor may cause said report to be printed and distributed annually.
Page 28 - RULE 1. The transportation of bodies of persons dead of Small Pox, Asiatic Cholera, Leprosy, Typhus Fever, or Yellow Fever, is absolutely forbidden. RULE 2. The bodies of those who have died of Diphtheria, Anthrax, Scarlet Fever, Puerperal Fever, Typhoid Fever, Erysipelas, Measles and other contagious, infectious or communicable diseases must be wrapped in a sheet thoroughly saturated with a strong solution of bi-chloride of mercury, in the proportion of one ounce of...
Page 28 - ... must be wrapped in a sheet thoroughly saturated with a strong solution of bichloride of mercury, in the proportion of one ounce of bichloride of mercury to...

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