Identify cloth items


Count and collect the items, and provide them with the drop off and delivery dates. Fix tags with a safety pin or staple, describing important information about the customer. Apply special colored tags for different sorts of treatments, and assemble and re-assemble the order after the laundry and dry cleaning process.

Alternative labels

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locate cloth items
spot cloth items
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recognize cloth items
identify items made of cloth

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Identify cloth items is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Laundry worker: Laundry workers operate and monitor machines that use chemicals to wash or dry-clean articles such as cloth and leather garments, linens, drapes or carpets, ensuring the color and texture of these articles is being maintained. They work in laundry shops and industrial laundry companies and sort the articles received from clients by fabric type. They also determine the cleaning technique to be applied.
Laundry ironer: Laundry ironers re-shape clothing items and linen and remove creases from them by using irons, presses and steamers. They clean and maintain the ironing and drying area and organise the items accordingly.

Optional skill

Identify cloth items 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.

Laundromat attendant: Laundromat attendants assist the customers of self-servicing laundries with issues related to coin-machines, dryers or vending machines. They maintain the general cleanliness of the laundry.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022