for carpenter work, in the course of construction shall lay the under flooring thereof on each story as the building progresses, to not less than within two stories below the one to which such building has been erected. Where double floors are not to be used, such contractor shall keep planked over the floor two stories below the story where the work is being performed. If the floor beams are of iron or steel, the contractors for the iron or steel work of buildings in course of construction or the owners of such buildings, shall thoroughly plank over the entire tier of iron or steel beams on which the structural iron or steel work is being erected, except such spaces as may be reasonably required for the proper construction of such iron or steel work, and for the raising and lowering of materials to be used in the construction of such building, or such spaces as may be designated by the plans and specifications for stairways and elevator shafts. If elevat. ing machines or hoisting apparatus are used within a building in the course of construction, for the purpose of lifting materials to be used in such construction, the contractors or owners shall cause the shafts or openings in each floor to be inclosed or fenced in on all sides by a barrier at least eight feet in height. If a building in course of construction is five stories or more in height. no lumber or timber needed for such construction shall be hoisted or lifted on the outside of such building. The chief officer, in any city, charged with the enforcement of the building laws of such city and the factory inspector are hereby charged with enforcing the provisions of this section.

Sec. 4. Any owner, contractor, subcontractor, foreman or other person having charge of work on building, if found guilty of violation of any of the former sections of this law shall be subject to a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars and not more than one hundred dollars, or imprisonment of not less than three months or not more than one year by any court having jurisdiction.


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CHAPTER 349.-Fire escapes on factories, etc. Required on SECTION 1.

every building now or hereafter used, in what buildings. whole or in part, as a

place of public resort more than two stories high and containing above the ground floor workrooms

all or any of which rooms are designed for occupancy by twenty-five or more persons, shall be provided with one or more fireproof stairways or ladders on the outside thereof, placed in such position and as many in number as may be desig. nated by the chief of the fire department or fire marshal of the village or city in which the building is located, or by the State factory inspector. If more than one stairway or ladder is required, each side of such

building now or hereafter used, in whole or in part as a

* place of public resort shall be Construction. provided herewith (therewith). Such stairways or ladders shall

connect the cornice with the top of the first story of any such building, by a wrought iron platform, balcony, piazza or other safe and convenient resting place on a level with the floor of each story so connected, and of sufficient length to permit access to the same from not less than two windows of each story ; they shall be convenient of access from the interior of the building, commodious in

size and form and of sufficient strength to be safe for the purpose Standpipes. of ascent and descent. In cities and villages where there is a

water supply for fire purposes, there shall be attached to such stairs or ladders a three-inch wrought iron standpipe extending from a point within five feet of the ground to a point three feet above the roof or cornice[.] at each story above the first and on the roof there shall be attached a two and one-half inch angle hose valve with male hose connection, and a double or Siamese “Y” female hose connection at the base of the pipe, with threads to conform to the size and pattern used by the fire department where

the building is located. Elevator SEC. 2. The inside walls or casings of every elevator used for shafts.

the conveyance of passengers to and from the upper stories of any

such building as is [described] within the preceding section, shall be constructed of fireproof material throughout.

SEC. 4. It shall be the duty of the commissioner of labor, factory Enforcement. inspector, assistant factory inspector, chief or marshal of the fire department of every city or village to enforce the provisions of the foregoing sections. Any person who shall fail to comply with the provisions of said sections within ninety days after being notified in writing to do so by either of said officers whose duty it may be to give notice, shall be punished according to law. Said commissioner of labor, factory inspector, assistant factory inspector, chief or marshal upon receiving notice or obtaining knowledge that any person within his jurisdiction has not so complied with said provisions, shall file a written statement to that effect with the proper district attorney, which, being done, he shall prosecute such person,

Sec. 5. The owner, tenant or other person in charge of any build- Penalty. ing within either of the four next preceding sections, who shall fail or neglect, after a written notice has been given him in accordance with the next preceding section, to comply with any of the provisions of said sections, which are applicable to the building owned, leased or in his charge, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and be punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail not longer than ninety days.

CHAPTER 409.-Factory inspector-Female assistant. SECTION 1. The commissioner of labor and industrial statistics Female in shall have power to appoint one assistant factory inspector in ad-spector. dition to those now authorized by law who shall be a woman and who shall perform her duties under his direction and who may be removed by him for cause.

Sec. 2. Said additional assistant factory inspector shall be paid Salary. a salary at the rate of one thousand dollars per annum, together with necessary traveling expenses to be paid out of money in the general fund not otherwise appropriated.

ACTS OF 1903.

CHAPTER 191.-Examination and licensing of barbers.


SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to follow the oc- License cupation of barber in this State unless he shall have first obtained quired. a certificate of registration is provided this act: Provided, however, That nothing in this act contained shall apply to or affect any person who is now actually engaged in such occupation, except as hereinafter provided. SEC. 2. A board of examiners, to consist of three (3) persons is

Board of exhereby created to carry out and enforce the provisions of this act.

aminers. Said board shall be appointed by the governor and shall consist of practical barbers who have been for at least five (5) years prior to their appointment engaged in the occupation of barbers in this State. Each member of said board shall serve for a term of two (2) years and until his successor is appointed and qualified, except in the case of the first board, whose members shall serve one (1), two (2) and three (3) years respectively, and shall take the oath provided for public officers. Vacancies shall be filled by the governor for the unexpired portion of the term.

Sec. 3. Said board shall elect a president, secretary and treas- Organization. urer, shall have a common seal and shall have the power to administer oaths. The office of secretary and treasurer may be filled by the same person, as said board may determine. The secretary and treasurer shall give a bond in the sum of one thousand ($1,000) dollars with sureties approved by the secretary of state, conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of the office.

Sec. 4. Each member of said board shall receive a compensation Compensaof three (3) dollars per day and actual expenses for actual serv- tion.

ice, three (3) cents per mile for each mile actually traveled in attending the meetings of the board, which compensation shall be paid out of any moneys in the hands of the treasurer of said board : Provided, That the said compensation and mileage shall

in no event be paid out of the State treasury. Exa mina- SEC. 5. Said board shall hold practical examinations at least tions.

four times in each year, said examinations to be held in cities in different parts of the State, distributed as equally as possible, for the convenience of applicants, and such other examinations at such times and places as they may from time to time determine. Whenever complaint is made that any barber shop is kept in an unsanitary condition, or that contagious diseases have been imparted, a member of the board shall visit and inspect such shop or shops and enforce the provisions of this act. The board shall keep a record of all their proceedings, shall also show whether such applicant was registered or rejected by examination or otherwise, and said book and register shall be prima facie evidence of all

matters required to be kept therein. Registration. SEC. 6. Every person now engaged in the occupation of barber

ing in this State shall within ninety (90) days after the approval of this act, file with the secretary of said board an affidavit setting forth his name, residence, and length of time during which, and the place where he has practiced such occupation, and shall pay to the treasurer of said board one dollar ($1) and a certificate of registration entitling him to practice said occupation in this State

shall be issued to him. Applicants. SEC. 7. Any person desiring to obtain a certificate of registra

tion under this act shall make application to said board therefor, pay to the treasurer of said board an examination fee of one dol. lar ($1), present himself at the next regular meeting of the board

for the examination of applicants, and if he show that he has Quallfications. studied the trade for one (1) year as an apprentice under one or

more practicing barbers or for at least one (1) year in a properly appointed barber school, under the instructions of a competent barber, or practiced the trade for at least three (3) years in this State or other States, and that he is possessed of the requisite skill in such trade to properly perform all the duties thereof, including his ability in preparation of the tools, shaving, hair cutting and all the duties and services incident thereto, and of sufficient knowledge concerning the common diseases of the face and skin to avoid the aggravations and spreading thereof in the practice of said trade, his name shall be entered by the board in the register hereafter provided for and a certificate of registration shall be issued to him authorizing him to practice said trade in this State. All persons making application for examination under the provisions of this act shall be allowed to practice the occupation of barbering until the next regular meeting of said board. The word “occupation" as used in this act shall be construed to include any barber who shall have devoted any portion of his time to the business of barbering within the past three (3) years,

whether engaged in other business or not. Apprentices. SEC. 8. Nothing in this act shall prohibit any person from serr

ing as an apprentice in said trade under a barber authorized to practice the same under this act or from serving as a student in any school for the training of such trade under the instructions of

a qualified barber. Card

SEC. 9. Said board shall furnish to each person to whom a cerdisplayed.

tificate of registration is issued, a card or insignia bearing the seal of the board and the signature of its president and secretary, certifying that the holder thereof is entitled to practice the occupation of barber in this State, and it shall be the duty of the holder of such card or insignia to post the same in a conspicuous place in front of his working chair where it may readily be seen

by all persons whom he may serve. Said card or insignia shall be Renewal.

renewed on or before the first day of July in each year, and the holder of said certificate of registration shall pay to the treasurer of said board the sum of one (1) dollar for said renewal card or



insignia. Upon failure of any holder of a certificate of registration to apply for a renewal of his card or insignia on or before the first day of July in each year, his said certificate of registration may be revoked by said board, subject to the provisions of section 11 of this act.

SEC. 10. Said board shall keep a register in which shall be en- Register. tered the names of all persons to whom certificates are issued under this act, and said register shall be at all times open to public inspection.

Sec. 11. If any shop be found in an unsanitary condition, or if Unsanitary the holder of any certificate be charged with imparting any con

shops. tagious or infectious disease, the board shall immediately notify the local health officer thereof, and such shop may be quarantined and the barber so charged shall not practice his occupation until such quarantine be removed by the health officer. Said board shall have power to revoke any certificate of registration granted by it under this act for conviction of crime, habitual drunkenness for six (6) months immediately before a charge duly made, gross incompetency, or for imparting contagious or infectious diseases : Provided, That before any certificate shall be so revoked the holder

Proviso. thereof shall have notice in writing of the charge or charges against him, and shall at a day specified in said notice, at least five (5) days after the service thereof, be given a public hearing and be given an opportunity to present testimony in his behalf and to confront the witness against him. Any person whose certificate has been revoked may after the expiration of ninety (90) days apply to have his certificate regranted, and the same shall be regranted to him upon his giving satisfactory proof that the disqualification has ceased.

SEC. 12. To shave or trim the beard or cut the hair of any per- Definition son for hire by the person performing such service or any other person, shall be construed as practicing the occupation of barber within the meaning of this act.

SEC. 13. Any person practicing the occupation of barber in this Violations State, without having obtained a certificate of registration, as provided by this act, or willfully employing a barber who has not such a certificate, or falsely pretending to be qualified to practice such occupation under this act, or violation of (violating] any of the provisions of this act, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five (25) dollars or more than one hundred (100) doilars or by imprisonment in the county jail not less than ten (10) days or more than ninety (90) days.

CHAPTER 230.-Regulation and inspection of bakeries.

SECTION 1. All buildings occupied for bakeries and confectionery Construction establishments shall be well drained and all plumbing therein of rooms. shall be constructed in accordance with well established sanitary principles and of good workmanship, and the rooms thereof used for the manufacture or sale of bread, and other food products shall be light, dry and airy. The room or rooms used for the manufacture of bread and other food products shall have floors and side walls so constructed as to exclude rats, mice and other vermin and said floor and side walls shall at all times be free from moisture and kept in a good state of repair. Said floor shall have a smooth surface and be impermeable and may be constructed of wood, cement or tile laid in cement. But no floor shall be constructed in a room used for the manufacture of flour or meal products where the floor of said room is more than eight feet below the level of the street, sidewalk or adjacent ground. The walls and ceilings of such rooms used for the manufacture of bread and other flour and meal products shall be whitewashed at least as often as once in six months and the floors, utensils and furniture of such rooms as are used for the manufacture, storing or sale of said food products and the wagons used for the delivery of said food shall at all times be kept in a sanitary clean condition. The



furniture and utensils of such rooms shall also be so arranged so

that the same can be easily and perfectly cleaned. What rooms SEC. 2. No water-closet, earth closet, privy or ash pit shall be to be separate, within or communicate directly with the bake room or any other

room used in the manufacture of bread or other flour or meal products. The sleeping places for workmen employed in bakeries shall be separate and distinct from the places used in the manufacture of bread or other food products. While engaged in the manufacture of bread or other flour or meal products the workmen in bakeries shall provide themselves with caps and slippers or shoes and an external suit of coarse linen, used for that purpose. only, and these garments shall at all times be kept in a clean condition. All bakeries shall be provided with ample toilet facilities apart from the utensils used in the preparation of said foods to enable the workmen employed therein to keep their persons clean. Said bakeries shall also be provided with a separate dressing room to enable the workmen to change their clothes

and keep the same in the proper condition. Basements, Sec. 3. After the passage of this act no new bakery shall be

established in a room the floor of which is more than five feet below the level of the street, sidewalk or adjacent ground, and no bake shop shall be reopened in such a room where the same has

not been used for a period of over six months. Infectious dis- SEC. 4. No person shall work or be employed in or about any

bakery or other establishment for the manufacture of food products during the time in which a case of infectious disease exists in the house in which [he] resides not (nor] thereafter until the local board of health issues a certificate in writing that no danger of public contagion would result from the employment of said

person in such establishment. Occupant to SEC. 5. It shall be the duty of every occupant, whether owner make changes. or lessee of every premises used as a bakery or other establishment

for the manufacture of food products to carry out the provisions of this act and make all changes and additions necessary therefor. In case such changes or additions are made upon the order of an officer or employee of the bureau of labor or of a board of health by the lessee of the premises he may at any time within thirty days after the completion thereof bring an action before any justice of the peace, municipal or district court, having competent jurisdiction against any person having an interest in such premises and may recover such proportion of the expense of making such changes and additions as the court adjudges should justly and

equitably be borne by such defendant. Enforce ent. SEC. 6. It shall be the duty of the State bureau of labor and

boards of health, both State and local, to see that the provisions

of this act are enforced and the commissioner of labor shall apBakery in- point a proper and competent person to act as bakery inspector spector.

for two years, who shall perform his duties under the direction of the said commissioner. The Ştate factory inspector or any assistant State factory inspector shall have the same power as the bakery inspector. The said bakery inspector shall receive a salary of $1,000 per annum together with necessary traveling expenses,

to be paid out of the general fund not otherwise appropriated. cities of In cities of five thousand inhabitants or over the common coun5,000 inhabit.

cils thereof may for the more perfect enforcement of the provisions of this act, provide by ordinance for the issuing of licenses to the owners or managers of bakeries and other establishments for the manufacture or sale of bread and other food products : Provided, however, That the license fee to be required shall not exceed one

dollar for any single establishment per annum. Violations. SEC. 7. Any person who as owner or manager of a bakery or

other establishment for the manufacture of food products or as a member of a firm or officer of a corporation owning or operating such establishment, or as an employee in said establishment, violates or fails to comply with any of the foregoing provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty dollars nor more than fifty dol


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