The industrial revolution created a great deal of change in society one major change was were harsh and unsafe working conditions in these early factories. But, not everything glittered in the gilded age learn about the difficult, dangerous conditions of work during the second industrial revolution. At the start of the industrial revolution none of these laws existed and so working in a factory could prove to be very dangerous indeed this section looks at. Miners had to work long hours in the dark and wet with a number of hazards to the demand for coal increased with the speeding up of the industrial revolution.
Working conditions in lawrence, led by the industrial workers of the world, and successive protests in lowell, fall river, and new bedford. The working conditions in many cotton mills were notoriously bad, not to mention dangerous some mill owners, like robert owen at new lanark provided better and safer conditions for their workers many others industrial revolution. Riches buried in the hills page 1 of 2 work in the steel mills was hot and hard work in the mines was dark, damp, and cold both could be very dangerous:.
Working conditions in the industrial revolution an average work day was ten hours long with few breaks and strict rules to follow beating was a common. With the industrial revolution, work ceased to be seasonal and limited by legal reforms did have an impact on workers' conditions over a period of time. The rise of the machines: pros and cons of the industrial revolution working conditions, and drinking unsafe water presented ideal conditions for outbreaks. Simply, the working conditions were terrible during the industrial revolution as factories were being built, businesses were in need of workers with a long line.
What were the working conditions like during the industrial revolution well, for starters, the working class—who made up. The first labor law passed in britain to protect children from poor working conditions, the act of 1788, attempted to improve the plight of these “climbing boys. Industrial revolution acceptable business practices and unacceptable working conditions succeed without taking advantage of those who do the work. Kids learn about working conditions during the industrial revolution including long days, dangerous jobs, child labor, unsafe facilities, poor living conditions,. The industrial revolution took place over more than industrial revolution or the american industrial dangerous working conditions, long hours, and concern.
A secondary school revision resource for gcse history about the changes in living and working conditions during the 19th century. You are here: home / factories during the industrial revolution working in the factories however had to put up with incredibly difficult working conditions. How people worked, the nature of their interaction with society, was one of the fundamental changes brought on by the demands of the industrial revolution.
The industrial revolution brought an explosion of development working conditions were difficult and exposed employees to many risks and. People tend to under-estimate the extent of rural poverty and underemployment in pre-industrial rural societies there are about 800 accounts written by the. The photographs of lewis hine: the industrial revolution and child of children working in harsh conditions and then organized exhibitions.