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9211 FARM-HANDS AND LABOURERS
 


    Farm-hands and labourers help with farm work by performing a variety of simple farming tasks.

    Tasks include -

    (a) digging and shovelling to clear ditches or for other purposes;

    (b) loading, unloading various crops and other materials;

    (c) raking, pitching and stacking hay;

    (d) watering and weeding;

    (e) picking fruit, vegetables and various plants;

    (f) helping with planting, harvesting and general farmwork;

    (g) feeding, watering, and cleaning animals and keeping their quarters clean;

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Labourer, farm

  • Picker, fruit


  • Some related occupations classified else where:

  • Shepherd - 6121

  • Farm worker, skilled/field crops - 6111

  • Farm worker, skilled/livestock - 6121


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.