1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Wood and Wood Products Factory Hand
      Wood and Wood Products Labourer

Performs routine tasks in wood processing and timber product factories.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • places logs or wood billets on equipment such as lathes or conveyors for processing into veneer, wood chip or pulp
  • transports processed wood products such as plywood, chipboard sheets and panels to work areas
  • clears blockages in machines
  • assists in measuring and cutting materials
  • assists in the setting up and operation of plant and ancillary equipment used in the manufacture of sheets and boards
  • stencils information on finished products
  • packs and loads finished products for transportation
  • cleans work areas, tools and equipment

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