Tie tobacco leaves in hands


Tie tobacco leaves in a bundle called a hand taking care that each hand contains an equal quantity. Calculate weight of the hand and tie it safely. Prepare hands before curing or inspection processes.

Alternative labels

attach tobacco crops manually
tie tobacco leaves in hands
join tobacco crops manually
tie a tobacco leaf in a hand
connect tobacco crops manually
interlace tobacco crops manually

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Tie tobacco leaves in hands is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Curing room worker: Curing room workers assist in the blending, aging, and fermenting of tobacco strips and stems for the production of cigars, chewing tobacco and snuff.
Leaf tier: Leaf tiers tie tobacco leaves manually into bundles for processing. They select loose leaves by hand and arrange them with butt ends together. They wind tie leaf around butts.

Optional skill

Tie tobacco leaves in hands 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.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022