Catalogue description Home Office and Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Factory Inspectorate and Factory Department: Registers of Lead, etc, Poisoning and Anthrax Cases

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Reference: LAB 56
Title: Home Office and Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Factory Inspectorate and Factory Department: Registers of Lead, etc, Poisoning and Anthrax Cases
Description:

Volumes of registers compiled under the supervision of the Factory Inspectorate which concern cases of the following specified industrial diseases contracted in any factory, or in other premises to which the provisions of the Factories Act as to the notification of industrial diseases applied, and reported to HM Inspector of Factories on Form 623 in accordance with the provisions of the Factories Act 1961 and its predecessors:

  • Beryllium poisoning
  • Cadmium poisoning
  • Lead poisoning
  • Phosphorus poisoning
  • Manganese poisoning
  • Arsenical poisoning
  • Mercurial poisoning
  • Carbon bisulphide poisoning
  • Aniline poisoning
  • Chronic benzene poisoning
  • Compressed air illness
  • Anthrax
  • Toxic jaundice
  • Toxic anaemia
  • Epitheliomatous ulceration
  • Chrome ulceration

Each register covers a calendar year (up to 1951 when registers ceased to be kept in this form) and contains an index of cases and a summary of fatal cases.

Date: 1900-1951
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Home Office, Factory Inspectorate, 1833-1940

Ministry of Labour and National Service, Factory and Welfare Department, 1942-1946

Ministry of Labour and National Service, Factory Inspectorate, 1940-1941

Ministry of Labour and National Service, Safety, Health and Welfare Department, Factory Department, 1946-1957

Physical description: 52 volume(s)
Accruals: Series is not accruing.

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