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8139 GLASS, CERAMICS AND RELATED PLANT OPERATORS NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
 


    This unit group covers glass and ceramics plant operators not classified elsewhere in Minor group 813, Glass and ceramics plant operators.

    For instance, here should be classified those who are engaged in operating and monitoring machinery and equipment used to mix ingredients for glass-making or for the preparation of clay, glaze and abrasives, or which extrude molten glass in order to form fibreglass filaments.

    In such cases tasks would include -

    (a) operating and monitoring machines which mix ingredients for glass-making;

    (b) operating and monitoring machines which prepare clay for the production of ceramics and bricks;

    (c) operating and monitoring machines for making glaze or abrasives

    (d) operating and monitoring machines which extrude molten glass to form fibreglass filaments ;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, mixing/clay

  • Machine-operator, mixing/glass


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.