Handle broken glass sheets


Handle the damaged glass sheets so that they do not collapse into the kiln by closing the roll of the drawing kiln.

Alternative labels

removing broken glass sheets
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handling broken glass sheets
dealing with broken glass sheets

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Handle broken glass sheets is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Drawing kiln operator: Drawing kiln operators are responsible for continuous sheet flat glass production by manipulating the drawing kiln that processes molten glass.
Plate glass installer: Plate glass installers fit panes of glass into windows and other structural elements like glass doors, walls, façades and other structures.

Optional skill

Handle broken glass sheets is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Glass polisher: Glass polishers finish plate glass to make a variety of glass products. They polish the edges of the glass using grinding and polishing wheels, and spray solutions on glass or operate vacuum coating machines to provide a mirrored surface.
Glass annealer: Glass annealers operate electric or gas kilns used to strengthen the glass products by a heating-cooling process, making sure the temperature is set according to specifications. They inspect the glass products  through the entire process to observe any flaws.
Glass beveller: Glass bevellers measure, cut, assemble and install flat glass and mirrors. They also load and unload glass, mirrors and equipment, drive to installation sites, install metal or wood frameworks that need to be fitted with glass, and work according to client specifications.
Glass installation supervisor: Glass installation supervisor monitor the process of installing plate glass. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022