1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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9219-17

      Rubber and Plastics Factory Hand
      Rubber and Plastics Process Hand

Performs routine tasks in rubber and plastics factories.

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

Tasks Include:
  • dumps material into hoppers of machines
  • stops moulding machines and discharges contents
  • cuts foam products from foam blocks
  • cleans, smooths and waxes moulds for making products
  • brushes or sprays release agents onto moulds to assist removal of moulded products
  • builds up layers of fibreglass and resin on moulds
  • cleans work areas, tools and equipment
  • may smooth rough edges of moulds using files, grinders and sanders

Specialisations:
Cellular Plastics Cutter Hand
Fibreglass Lay Up Hand
Latex Foam Hand

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