Annual Report of the State Board of Health of the State of Maine, Volume 6

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The Board, 1891
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Page 5 - 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 148 - Any person or persons offending against any of the provisions of this section shall forfeit and pay a penalty of fifty dollars.
Page 149 - ... and extending along the entire frontage thereof, and upwards from six inches below the level of the floor thereof up to the surface of the said street or ground, an open...
Page 44 - ... condition of the eyes at once to some legally qualified practitioner of medicine of the city, town or district in which the parents of the infant reside. SECT. 2. Any failure to comply with the provisions of this act shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars, or imprisonment not to exceed six months, or both.
Page 150 - ... of the house, or part of the house, of which he is the owner or lessee, to the satisfaction of the board of health...
Page 5 - RULE 5. Every dead body must be accompanied by a person In charge, who must be provided with a ticket, and also present a full first-class ticket marked "Corpse...
Page 5 - ... 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 6 - Rule 8. It is intended that no dead body shall be moved which may be the means of spreading disease, therefore all disinterred bodies, dead from any disease or cause, will be treated as infectious and dangerous to the public health, and will not be accepted for transportation unless said removal has been approved by the State Board of Health, and the consent of the health authority of the locality to which the corpse is consigned has been first obtained, and the disinterred remains enclosed in a...
Page 150 - Every tenement or lodging house, and every part thereof, shall be kept clean and free from any accumulation •of dirt, filth, garbage, or other matter in or on the same, or in the yard, court, passage, area, or alley connected with or belonging to the same.
Page 5 - Corpse," and a transit permit from Board of Health or proper health authority, giving permission for the removal and showing 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.

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