Working Life In The Factory

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The working life families in factories are very unsafe and unhealthy. Many young children are workers that worked in factories. Children from a young age into their teenage years and possibly to their adulthood. The factories environment are unhealthy and unsafe that this can possibly cause death to anyone who are working in these conditions in the factories. The interview with Doctor Ward who was a medical professor for 30 years proved that the working life families shouldn’t work in the factory environment because of how unsafe and unhealthy they are. In his interview. These are some things that Doctor Ward had said, ”Children hands and arms having being caught in the machinery, in many instances the muscles, and the skin is stripped down…show more content…
John birley was a worker in the mill in 1849. He told his life experience in the working life in the factories. Some of the things he had said in his life experience are reasons that working families are unsafe while working in factories. In his life experience he said, “He would beat us with a knobstick, till we scarley crawl. He answered as we had been told, not daring to do any other, knowing what would have happen if we told the truth”. (The Ashton Chronicle 19th May,1849). His life experience was published on 19th May,1849. His life experience proved that the children would get beaten and were treated horribly. They were being beaten behind closed doors but nobody would've known because the workers never said a word knowing what would happen to them. Joseph Hebergam also proved that the working life families in factories are unsafe and can cause death to the workers. He was interviewed by the Sadler Committee and these are some things that he had said,¨I have damaged my lungs. My muscles do not function properly and will not support the weight of my bones¨.¨He had told me that this was caused by the dust in the factories and overwork and insufficient diet¨.¨He was cut by a machine and died of infection¨.¨There were about a dozen died during the two years and half that I was…show more content…
The boy died. I do not know if the girl is dead, but she was not expected to live¨. (Excerpt from the testimony of Joseph Hebergam to the Sadler Committee). Although many people argue that working families are safe and healthy just because of the interview with Doctor Holmes said,¨They were in good health generally¨.¨They are as healthy as any part of the working classes of the community.¨This shows that it is safe to work in factories because their healthy but they didn't show the importance of the work conditions and how the workers were treated in the factories. So this proved that factory life was unhealthy and unsafe for children. And Although a philosophy on Manchester had said,¨I never saw a single instance of corporal chastisement [Beating] inflicting a child.¨But he didn't mention how difficult it was for the children that were working and what was really going on in the factories. Which makes these two argument inaccurate. In conclusion even if the workers were in good health, many people got hurt while working and in the environment in the factories are so unhealthy that in some cases these two reasons can lead to death to anyone who are working in
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