|c. Building - Preferably it shall be constructed of strong and durable materials and designed along functional lines. For the prevention of the fire hazards, the
requirements of the local fire department shall be observed. Sufficient ventilation shall be provided. Wall and ceiling finishes should be chosen so as to give
optimum lightning with minimum glare. Artificial lightning with louvered fluorescent or incandescent fixture shall be used to supply a minimum lightning of 25
foot-candles in the darkest corner. For flooring, suitable materials shall be used which will give maximum durability without creating a slippery surface.
d. Sanitary Facilities - the school population shall be provided with potable water, sewage and waste disposal systems shall likewise conform to the requirements
shall prescribed in this Code.
Sec. 42. The Emotional Environment. - for the promotion of emotional health of the school population the following requirements shall be observed:
a. Suitable Location - the school site shall be located away from the disturbances and places which give undesirable influence.
b. Recreational Facilities - The school must have safe and attractive playgrounds and adequate facilities for suitable sports and games.
c. Rest Rooms - facilities shall be provided where faculty members can rest and get short respite from teaching chores.
Sec. 43. Health Services. - Trained personnel and adequate facilities should be available so that students may be afforded the following health services:
a. Periodic physical and medical examination;
b. Periodic immunization;
c. Medical and dental treatment;
d. Treatment for common emergencies; and
e. Counseling and guidance.
Sec. 44. Requirements for Special Schools. -
a. Cadavers shall be stored in morgues and dissected in dissecting rooms, all which shall be constructed and maintained in accordance with standards
prescribed by the Department.
b. Poisonous or harmful plants and animals shall be kept in adequate and secured areas.
c. Viral and bacterial culture shall be kept in laboratories s under standard security laboratory measures.
d. Schools utilizing radioactive materials or sources for study or research should closely conform to the requirements and guidelines given by the Radiation Health
Office and Philippine Atomic Energy Commission concerning radiation protection;
Sec. 45. Sanitary Requirements for Operating an Industrial Establishment. - The following sanitary requirements shall be applicable to industrial establishments:
a. No person, firm, corporation, or entity shall operate any industrial establishment without first obtaining a sanitary permit from the Secretary or his duly authorized
b. Industrial establishments shall be allowed to operate only in places or zones assigned for the kind of industry by existing zoning laws, ordinances, or policies.
The local health authority shall determine the suitability of location where no zoning law, ordinance or policy exists.
c. Adequate potable water supply shall be provided to employees.
d.Sewage disposal shall be by means of a municipal or city sewerage system whenever possible. If no municipal or city sewerage system exists it shall be done
in accordance with the provisions of this Code. Adequate and conveniently located toilet and bath facilities shall be provided for each sex.
e. All wastes incident to the operation of the industrial plant shall be collected, stored, or disposed of in a manner to prevent health hazards, nuisances, and
pollution. Where a city or municipal collection and disposal system exists, it should be maintained.
f. an abatement program for the control of vermin shall be maintained.
g. Adequate restrooms and mass halls shall be provided for employees.
h. All places of employment and all workrooms, including machinery and equipment, shall be kept clean and sanitary.
SEC. 46. Responsibility of the Secretary. - The Secretary shall:
a. Issue a list of maximum concentration of atmospheric contaminants as guide in appraising health hazards and in evaluating control measures. The term
maximum concentration as used in this Chapter means the amount of atmospheric contaminant which can be tolerated by man for continuous daily exposure with
no impairment of health or well-being either immediate or after a long period of exposure.