Bedieningspersoneel van machines voor het bleken, het verven en het reinigen van weefsels

ISCO-08-code: 
8154

ISCO 08 Code 8154      Bleaching, dyeing and fabric cleaning machine operators

Lead Statement
Bleaching, dyeing and fabric cleaning-machine operators operate and monitor machines that bleach, shrink, dye, and otherwise treat fibres, yarn or cloth.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • starting and controlling machines and equipment to bleach, dye, or otherwise process and finish fabric, yarn, thread, and/or other textile goods;
  • tending machines that shrink woven or knitted cloth to predetermined size or strengthen the weave by interlocking the fibres;
  • tending a variety of automatic machines that comb and polish furs;
  • operating and monitoring machines that treat silk to give it body and weight;
  • operating and monitoring machines that impregnate textiles with chemicals to render them waterproof;
  • dyeing articles to change or restore their colours;
  • operating and monitoring machines that stretch, or impart lustre, or other type of finish to textiles;
  • tending and regulating equipment that fumigates and removes foreign matter from furs;
  • operating machines that comb, dry and polish furs, clean, sterilize and fluff feathers and blankets;
  • keying in processing instructions to program electronic equipment;
  • observing display screens, control panels, equipment, and cloth entering or exiting processes to determine if equipment is operating correctly;
  • cleaning machine filters and lubricating equipment;

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, dyeing/textile fibres

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, laundering - 8154
  • Launderer, hand - 9121
  • Presser, hand - 9121
  • Laundry machine operators - 8157

Notes
(NCvB; April 2010)