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


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

(NCvB; April 2010)