HC Deb 20 July 1925 vol 186 cc1832-3
71. Colonel DAY

asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been drawn to the prevalence of epithelio-matous ulceration amongst tar workers; and whether it is intended to extend regulations providing wash and bath accommodation for the benefit of all those employed on or about tar distillery works?


Yes, Sir. This disease among tar and pitch workers was made notifiable to the Factory Inspectors some years ago, and the figures of cases reported are given in the Chief Inspector's Annual Reports. Regulations are already in force requiring the provision of washing and bath accommodation at the distillery works.