Sec. 36. Responsibility of local governments and private operators. - Local government s and private operators in charge of public or private markets and abattoirs
shall employ an adequate number of personnel to ensure their efficient operation and hygienic maintenance. These employees shall be under the direct
supervision of the local health authority.

CHAPTER V. PUBLIC LAUNDRY

Sec. 37. Sanitary Permit. - No public laundry shall operate without a sanitary permit from the Secretary or his duly authorized representative. As used in this
Chapter, a public laundry is a laundry established and operated for commercial purposes, open to the public, and not to an exclusive clientele.

Sec. 38. General Requirements. - The construction and operation of a public laundry shall be governed by the following requirements:

a. Structural Requirements -

1. the site should be distant from sources of nuisance.

2. only durable construction materials shall be used.

3. Smooth and water tight materials shall be used for flooring.

4. All Work rooms shall be properly ventilated and provided with 10 foot -candles for lighting.

5. Adequate drying facilities shall be provided and articles for drying protected from sources of contamination.

b. Sanitary Requirements -

1. Laundry supplies in both liquid and solid state shall be properly stored, prepared and handled. Containers of chemical shall be properly labeled.

2. Employees shall be provided with potable drinking water, toilets and washing facilities.

3. Employees shall be provided with lockers for their working garments and street cloths.

4. The plant and its premises and equipment shall be maintained clean and sanitary at all times.

Sec. 39. Special Requirements. - The following requirements shall be enforced:

a. All articles to be laundered coming from hospitals and infected sources shall be treated by exposure to a sufficient quantity of hot water detergents or by other
effective means of disinfection.

b. All linen, bed clothes, pajamas, towels, bedsheets,pillow cases, etc, that have come in contact with any form of radioactivity should be isolated in a certain area
and monitored by Radiation Safety personnel before sending these articles for laundry. If any amount of radioactive contamination is found, the affected article
should be set aside and the radioactivity allowed to completely decay before said article is sent for laundry.

c. All articles for delivery to the laundry shall be kept in containers which shall be kept closed until the articles are removed at the laundry.

d. Laundry vehicles shall be kept clean and sanitary at all times.

e. A separate room shall be used solely for receiving, sorting, marking or handling unwashed articles.

f. Diapers must be protected from pathogenic organisms and from chemical substances which are irritating to the skin of the infant. Laundered diapers for delivery
shall be packed in sealed sanitary containers.

CHAPTER VI - School Sanitary and Health Services

Sec. 40. Definition of Terms. - As used in this Chapter, the following terms shall mean:

a. School - An institution of learning which may be public, private or parochial.

b. Special School - A school which utilizes cadavers,plants, animals, bacterial and viral cultures for studies and research.

c. Physical Environments - The school Plant, grounds and facilities.

d. Emotional Environment - Factors which affect the emotional health of students and members of the faculty.

Sec. 41. The Physical Environment. - In the design and construction of the school plant, the following factors shall be considered:

a. Site - Traffic hazards are to be avoided but not to the point of sacrificing accessibility to public transportation. It shall be distant from sources of nuisances.

b. Grounds - The acreage shall be large enough to permit playgrounds, athletic fields and school gardens .
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