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Federal Occupations Toolkit - Trade, Craft, and Labor Occupations
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Trade, Craft, and Labor Occupations
7407 — Meatcutting*

This standard covers nonsupervisory jobs involved in cutting, trimming, and removing bones from a variety of types of meat, including beef, pork, lamb, and veal. The meat is usually processed from a variety of forms such as boxed beef and pork primals and subprimals, and sides, quarters, primals, and subprimals of lamb and veal. The work includes cutting meat into steaks, roasts, chops, cutlets, ground meat, and other small cuts using powered equipment and handtools such as meat saws, slicers, grinders, tenderizers, knives, and scrapers. In some work situations, the work includes processing fish and poultry. The work may also include wrapping and displaying meat products for retail sale.