Contamination in the Home
VHS Black & White Silent 1938 8:00
Summary: Officials of the Borough of Hackney's Public Health Department demonstrate the decontamination of various household items.
Title number: 3516
Description: Two officials from the Borough of Hackney's Public Health Department,
dressed in protective clothing, demonstrate the processes involved in the decontamination of: a bedstead, furniture, walls, paintwork, a hardwood door, a motor vehicle, and a cement finished wall. They then demonstrate the destruction of a contaminated article by burning it and burying the ashes.
Keywords: Environmental health; War
Locations: United Kingdom; England; London; Hackney