How Did Difficult Working Conditions Contribute To Children's Health

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English textile factories were bad for the health of working class families because of difficult working conditions. According to Dr. Ward, a doctor specializing in children’s health in Manchester factories, “cotton factories are highly unfavourable, both to the health and morals of those employed in them. They are really nurseries of disease and vice.” Difficult working conditions, created through medical health risks and an immoral atmosphere, endangered lives of children and workers while constantly challenging their beliefs. Dr. Ward’s other experiences in the medical field contributed to this concept: “When I [Dr. Ward] was a surgeon in the infirmary, accidents were very often admitted.. Children’s hands and arms… caught in the machinery…
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