U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
47-4041 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Identify, remove, pack, transport, or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, or contaminated soil. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.
Illustrative examples: Irradiated Fuel Handler,
Asbestos Abatement Worker,
Broad Occupation: 47-4040 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Minor Group: 47-4000 Other Construction and Related Workers
Major Group: 47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010