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9131 DOMESTIC HELPERS AND CLEANERS
 


    Domestic helpers and cleaners sweep, vacuum clean, wash and polish, take care of household linen, purchase household supplies, prepare food, serve meals and perform various other domestic duties.

    Tasks include -

    (a) sweeping, vacuum-cleaning, polishing and washing floors and furniture, or washing windows and other fixtures;

    (b) washing, ironing and mending linen and other textiles;

    (c) washing dishes;

    (d) preparing, cooking and serving meals and refreshments;

    (e) purchasing food and various other household supplies;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Charworker, domestic

  • Cleaner, domestic


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Cleaner, hotel - 9132

  • Housekeeper - 5121

  • Launderer, hand - 9133

  • Sweeper, street - 9162


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.