1799 - 1700Austria

In a law of September 28, 1786 in Austria, some regulations may be found in regard to factory apprentices, providing for separation of dormitories for the sexes, one child apprentice to each bed, washing and bathing once a week.


Reference: Price G (1914). Administration of Labor Laws and Factory Inspection in Certain European Countries

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