The Working Conditions of the Industrial Revolution

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Due to no safety laws existing, there were very few safety precautions taken, making factory work very risky. Moving parts of machines were in the open, where anyone could get harmed by them. Often, children were employed to move between tightly packed machines, leaving them in great danger. They had to work long hours, in a very hot environment, usually for 12 or more hours a day.

Secondary Source

Europe's rate of industrialization.

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