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perature of twenty  degrees centigrade), not less than
Per cent. of ash,
Acetic acid. Conformity with Compulsory Education law.
Fourteen to sixteen years.
Age and schooling certificate.
Where Certificate filed.
Authority of truant officer.
Return of certificate.
[Amended House Bill No. 714.]
To provide a complete system of certificates by which employers can determine the age of minor laborers, and to amend and repeal certain statutes of Ohio.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:
SECTION I. That section I, 2 and 3 of an act entitled “An act to amend sections I, 2 and 3 of an act entitled ‘An act to regulate the employment of minors and to repeal sections 6986, Revised Statutes, passed April 25, 1891; Ó986aa, Revised Statutes, passed March 21, 1887; 6986bb, Revised Statutes, passed April 27, 1885; 69860, Revised Statutes, passed April 27, 1885, passed April 19, 1898, as amended May 12, 1902, relative to the employment of minors. Relating to a complete system of certificates by which employers can determine the age of minor labor. To Imake the minor labor law conform with the compulsory education law and providing a way to determine the physical fitness of minor labor under 16 years of age,” passed April 23, 1904; and that section 4 of the aforesaid act, passed April 19, 1898, be amended so as to read as follows:
Sec. I. No person, firm, company or corporation operating a factory, workshop, business office, telephone or telegraph office, restaurant, bakery, hotel, apartment house, mercantile or other establishment shall at any time employ, permit or suffer a child under the age of fourteen years to work in or in connection with any of the aforesaid establishments, nor in the distribution or transmission of merchandise or messages: nor shall a child between fourteen and sixteen years of age be employed, permitted or suffered to work in or in connection with any of the aforesaid establishments, nor in the distribution or transmission of merchandise or messages, without first procuring from the proper authority the age and schooling certificate prescribed in section 4022-2 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio. The aforesaid certificate shall be filed in the office of the establishment in which or in connection with which the child works, and shall be produced for inspection upon request of the chief or district inspector of workshops and factories, or a truant officer. On termination of the employment or service of a child whose certificate is filed as aforesaid, the certificate of said child shall be forthwith returned by the person or agent having charge of or the management of any of the aforesaid establishments to the superintendent of public schools, or such other person who, acting under legal authority, may have issued the aforesaid certificate.
Nor shall a boy under sixteen years of age, nor a girl under eighteen years of age be employed, permitted or suffered to work in or in connection with any of the aforesaid establishments, nor in the distribution or transmission of merchandise or messages, more than forty-eight hours in
any one week, nor more than eight hours in any one day;
Failure to produce for inspection the age and schooling certificate, together with the aforesaid record, shall be prima facie evidence of the illegal employment or service of any child whose age and Schooling certificate is not produced, or whose record is not correctly kept.
Any child working in or in connection with any of the aforesaid establishments, or in the distribution or transmission of merchandise or messages, who appears to the inspector of workshops and factories to be under the legal age, or who refuses to give to the inspector his or her name, age and place of residence, shall be forthwith conducted by the inspector to the office of the judge of the juvenile or probate court for examination. If the inspector is in doubt as to the physical fitness of a boy under sixteen years of age, or a girl under eighteen years of age found working in or in connection with any of the aforesaid establishments, or in the distribution or transmission of merchandise or messages, he shall require a certificate signed by a medical officer of the board of health certifying that such child is of sound health and physically able to perform the work or service he or she is required to do, and every such health certificate shall be signed by the child in whose name it is issued in the presence of the officer issuing the same, and which examination shall be made and certificate issued without any expense whatever to said child.
Sec. 2. No child under the age of sixteen years shall be employed, permitted or suffered to work at any of the following occupations: Sewing machine belts, in any workshop or factory or assisting in sewing machine belts in any workshop or factory in any capacity whatever; adjusting any belt to any machinery; oiling, or assisting in oiling, wiping or cleaning machinery; operating, or assisting in operating circular or band saws, wood-shapers, wood-jointers, planers, sand-paper or wood-polishing machinery; job or cylinder printing presses operated by power other than
Maximum hours for week and day.
I’ost printed notice.
Prima facie evidence of illegal employment.
Conducting child to juvenile or probate Court.
av[inimum age for certain occupations.
Paints or colors.
Penalty for violation.
Mayor or police judge.
Eight female visitors.
Compensation of visitors.
foot; emery or polishing wheels used for polishing metal; wood-turning or boring machinery; stamping machines used in sheet metal and tinware manufacturing; stamping machines in washer and nut factories; corrugating rolls, such as are used in roofing and washboard factories; steam boilers, steam machinery, or other steam generating apparatus; dough brakes or cracker machinery of any description; wire or iron straightening machinery; rolling mill machinery, punches or shears; Washing, grinding or mixing mills; calender rolls in rubber manufacturing; laundering machinery; passenger or freight elevators; nor in any capacity in preparing any composition in which dangerous or poisonous acids are used; manufacture of paints, colors or white lead; dipping, dyeing or packing matches; manufacturing, packing, or storing powder, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, compounds, fuzes or other explosives; manufacture of goods for immoral purposes; nor as pin boys in bowling alleys; nor in or about any distillery, brewery, or any other establishment where malt or alcoholic liquors are manufactured, packed, wrapped or bottled; nor in any hotel, theater, concert hall, drug store, saloon, or place of amusement wherein intoxicating liquors are sold ; nor in any other employment that may be considered dangerous to their lives and limbs, or where their health may be injured or morals depraved: nor shall females under the age of sixteen years be employed in any capacity where such employment compels them to remain standing constantly; nor in assorting, manufacturing or packing tobacco.
Sec. 3. Any person, firm, company or corporation who shall employ, permit or suffer any child to work contrary to the provisions of this act, or who shall violate any of the provisions thereof, shall, upon conviction, be fined not. less than twenty-five dollars, nor more than fifty dollars, and all fines collected under this act shall inure to the benefit of the school fund of the district where the offense was committed.
Any justice of the peace, police judge, or mayor of any city or village, shall have the same jurisdiction provided in section 37.18a of the Revised Statutes of Ohio in all cases of prosecution for the violation of any of the provisions of this act.
Sec. 4. The chief inspector of workshops and factories shall, with the approval of the governor, designate eight visitors who shall be women and shall make such rules and regulations for their direction and guidance as shall secure uniformity of action and proceedings throughout the state. Such visitors shall receive the same compensation as the district inspectors of workshops and factories, payable in the same manner, and the necessary traveling expenses incurred by such visitors shall be paid in the same manner and subject to the same limitations as are authorized and imposed by section 4238), Revised Statutes, as to such district inspectors. Such visitors shall visit all shops and factories
in their respective districts in which women or children are
Duties of visitors.
Ventilation and fire exits.
Authority of visitors to enter all shops, etc.