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7416 TOBACCO PREPARERS AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS MAKERS
 


    Tobacco preparers and tobacco products makers prepare tobacco leaves and make various tobacco products.

    Tasks include -

    (a) grading cured tobacco leaves by type, quality and locality where grown;

    (b) mixing tobacco leaves according to formula to obtain a blend of distinct flavour;

    (c) tending vacuum container which moistens tobacco for further processing;

    (d) removing midribs and stalks from tobacco leaves and shredding tobacco;

    (e) making cigars, cigarettes, snuff and other tobacco products by hand or with simple machines;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Grader, tobacco

  • Maker, cigar

  • Maker, cigarette


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, cigar production - 8279

  • Machine-operator, cigarette production - 8279


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.