Wood preservation

Description

Measures and techniques used to ensure the wood’s durability and resistance against humidity, insects, and fungi.

Alternative labels

wood protection
wood conservation
Preservation of wood

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Wood preservation is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Wood preservation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Pest management worker: Pest management workers identify, eliminate and repel pests by applying specific chemical solutions, setting traps and other equipment to control pests such as rats, mice and cockroaches. They apply pesticides and clean and remove pests after extermination. Their tasks might include elimination of fungi, moisture or insects. They inform and advise clients, residents and facility owners on after care and preventive methods to keep away pests.
Building cleaner: Building cleaners maintain the cleanliness and overall functionality of various types of buildings such as offices, hospitals and public institutions. They perform cleaning duties like sweeping, vacuuming and mopping floors, empty trash and check security systems, locks and windows. Building cleaners check air conditioning systems and notify the appropriate persons in case of malfunctions or problems.
Pesticides sprayer: Pesticides sprayers mix pesticides, insecticides, fungicides, and other chemical solutions, and apply them via technical equipment such as sprayers on trees, plants and lawns. They clean and maintain operating machinery and ensure the overall safety in designated areas.

 


 

References

  1. Wood preservation – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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