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7216 UNDERWATER WORKERS
 


    Underwater workers work under water, dressed in scuba gear or diving suit, to inspect, install, repair, and remove equipment and structures.

    Tasks include -

    (a) working under water to lay and repair bridges, piers and harbour-wall foundations;

    (b) inspecting for suspected damage and making minor repairs to ships' hulls and underwater installations;

    (c) reporting on condition of wrecked ships;

    (d) removing underwater obstructions;

    (e) drilling holes for underwater blasting;

    (f) performing various underwater tasks connected with salvage work or recovering dead bodies;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Frogman, salvage

  • Underwater worker


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.