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ISCO 08 Code  752       Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers

Lead Statement
Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers preserve and treat wood; produce waferboards, particleboards, hardboards, insulation boards, plywood, veneers and similar wood products; and make, decorate and repair wooden furniture, vehicles and other wooden products.
They use specialized hand tools and set-up, operate and tend wood processing and woodworking equipment, machines and machine tools.

Task statement
Tasks performed usually include:

  1. operating and tending treating and other equipment to dry lumber and other wood products, and to treat chemically and impregnate wood products with preservatives;
  2. operating woodworking machines to cut, shape and form parts and components;
  3. studying plans, verifying dimensions of articles to be made, fitting parts together to form complete units and checking the quality and fit of pieces to ensure adherence to specifications;
  4. setting and adjusting various kinds of machines for operation by others;
  5. setting-up, programming, operating and monitoring several types of woodworking machines to fabricate, repair or refinish wooden parts for furniture, fixtures and other wood products;
  6. and reading and interpreting specifications or following verbal instructions.

Included occupations
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
7521     Wood treaters -
7522     Cabinet-makers and related workers
7523     Woodworking-machine tool setters and operators

Excluded occupations
Wood processing plant operators - 8172
Wood and related products assemblers - 8215

ISCO 88 Code(s)
(NCvB; Mei 2010)