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7411 BUTCHERS, FISHMONGERS AND RELATED FOOD PREPARERS
 


    Butchers, fishmongers and related food preparers slaughter animals, kill fish, clean, cut and dress meat and fish and prepare related food items or preserve meat, fish and other foods and food products by drying, salting or smoking.

    Tasks include -

    (a) slaughtering animals or killing fish;

    (b) flaying and trimming carcasses;

    (c) cutting and dressing meat and fish for sale or further processing;

    (d) preparing ingredients and making sausages and similar products using simple chopping, mixing and shaping machines;

    (e) curing meat, fish and other foods;

    (f) operating smokehouses or ovens to smoke meat, fish and other foodstuffs;

    (g) cooking or in other ways preparing meat, fish and related food items for sale;

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Butcher

  • Fishmonger


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine operator, meat processing 8271

  • Machine operator, fish processing 8271


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.