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SUB-MAJOR GROUP 93: LABOURERS IN MINING, CONSTRUCTION, MANUFACTURING AND TRANSPORT
 


    Labourers in mining, construction, manufacturing and transport mainly perform simple and routine tasks in connection with mining, construction, manufacturing and transport, requiring the use of simple hand-held tools and very often considerable physical effort.

    Tasks performed by labourers in this sub-major group usually include: digging, shovelling, lifting, moving, carrying, clearing, loading, unloading; cleaning disused workings in mines and quarries; spreading gravel, carrying bricks, and performing similar tasks in the construction of roads, dams, or buildings; working on demolition sites ; carrying out simple tasks in manufacturing, including product-sorting and simple hand- assembling of components, where it is not necessary to follow strictly laid-down rules; packing by hand ; freight handling: pedalling or hand-guiding vehicles to transport passengers and goods.

    Supervision of other workers may be included.

    Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:

    931 Mining and construction labourers

    932 Manufacturing labourers

    933 Transport labourers and freight handlers

   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.