- Created by: ButtonstheLion
- Created on: 29-04-14 12:21
New laws were introduce that no child worked under the age of 9, children aged 9-13 worked 8 hours a day and hildren13-18 worked for 12 hours a day in the fatory.
Working in the work house was hard as you were fined and beaten for for being late, talking whilst working, opening a window and even whistling.
Before the law was introduced children were working for 14 hours a day around temperatures 80'F. There were no safety gaurds or instant stop buttons, so if you were injured (killed), you would have to wait for the machien to stop when it runs out of fuel.
There were horrible working conditions in the workhouse and factories as you were locked in a room with a horrible stench with no fresh air. Disease also spread very quikly in the factorys.