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8159 CHEMICAL-PROCESSING-PLANT OPERATORS NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
 


    This unit group covers chemical-processing-plant operators not classified elsewhere in Minor group 815, Chemical-processing plant operators.

    For instance, here should be classified those who are engaged in operating and monitoring machinery and equipment which treat chemical solutions with bleaching reagents, produce coke or gas from coal, extrude and form natural or synthetic polymers into synthetic fibres, produce fertilisers, or extract and process radioactive materials.

    In such cases tasks would include -

    (a) operating and monitoring plant which treats chemical solutions with bleaching reagents;

    (b) operating and monitoring plant which produces coke or gas from coal;

    (c) operating and monitoring plant which extrudes or forms natural or synthetic polymers into synthetic fibres;

    (d) operating and monitoring fertiliser plant equipment;

    (e) operating and monitoring plant which separates and extracts radioactive materials from their ores or processes such materials;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Operator, coke production plant

  • Operator, fertiliser plant

  • Operator, synthetic-fibre production plant


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.