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Unformatted text preview: The photograph above depicted a female worker weaving threads into a carpet. The woman was not giving any protection garments. The only garments that kept her from getting hurt are her clothes and an apron. In the picture the lady is wearing a dress, and that dress could impede her movements. We can conclude from the way the lady dressed in the picture that the factories doesn’t have specific dress codes for safety. The working environment can be described as messy, unorganized and heaped. There is little room for the worker to move about and crate and boxes are everywhere. The weaving machine looked bare and dangerous. Workers can easily be hurt by these machines, and we can speculate that there were no safety codes in the factories and the machine doesn’t go throw safety inspections. Even though many women joined the industrial work force, the majority of the women still remained at home doing chores....
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- Spring '11
- Industrial Revolution, Trousers, high social status, protection garments