Newport mercury July 1, 1932
w HEALTH LAW IS EFFECTIVE FRIDAY !/ill Handlers of Food Come Under Us Provisions ojs Unable to Paw Physical Re- quirements Will Be Barred F,Mri Certain Jtmployment Friday between 20,000 aad 25,000 Miwss employed In various factor r. establishments handling food j,,. f [ 6 w m have to conform to th 1,V Scott bill, which becomes effec Uve Â»t that time. J. EHery Hudson (Uef factory Inspector, announce Out! while his department througl it of a special appropriation wa We to serve written notice o I wrlo'JS businesses, he has Instructs deP'Jty factory inspectors to nollf i| persons affected by the bill. Eaplpyers are required to keep tÂ«Hh file of :11 employes, while th U'.ter rust be examined twice I year by competent medical author I lies fÂ° r contagious or Infection j dlKises. Certificates will be .Issuec 1 to all having a clean bill of I Â»hlle those unable to pass the =:ca|. requirements will not be per- I rilled to engage in their occupa- 1 thas. Bakeries, delicatessen stores, restaurants and all places where I food is handled come-under the in- Itrpretation of the Scott kill. I Tbe Newport Board of Health I teen doing similar work for the 112 years, to protect the health of hxsl residents, but its efforts are lest affected by the Scott bill. The Iww measure does not provide I appropriation to cover the costs I examination; *-^nce employes are f sary to engage their physicians and pay the usual Ifte for such examination service.