Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

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, Decontamination 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

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