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Line-Out Worker II

Seal hogsheads of tobaccos prior to shipment or storage.

What does a Line-Out Worker II do?

Seals hogsheads of tobacco prior to shipment or storage: Places prefabricated head in hogshead and climbs onto hogshead to press head down. Forces head into hogshead, using metal bar, body weight, and foot pressure. Positions metal band around top edge of hogshead, inserts ends of band into ratchet tool, and moves lever to tighten band. Secures band to hogshead, using clamps and crimping tool, or by inserting fasteners through perforations in band into hogshead. Bends end of band to break off excess band. Removes metal reinforcement from hogshead and rolls or pushes hogshead from work area.