Freight handlers carry out tasks such as packing, carrying,
loading and unloading furniture and other household items, or
loading and unloading ship and aircraft cargoes and other
freight, or carrying and stacking goods in various warehouses.
Tasks include -
(a) packing office or household furniture, machines, appliances
and related goods to be transported from one place to
(b) carrying goods to be loaded on or unloaded from vans,
trucks, wagons, ships, or aircraft;
(c) loading and unloading grain, coal, sand and similar goods
by placing them on conveyor-belts, pipes, etc.
(d) connecting hoses between main shore installation pipes and
tanks of barges, tankers and other ships to load and unload
petroleum, liquefied gases and other liquids;
(e) carrying and stacking goods in warehouses and similar
(f) performing related tasks;
(g) supervising other workers.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Handler, freight
Some related occupations classified else where:
- Operator, crane - 8333
- Operator, truck/lifting - 8334