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Kyle Warren

Greensburg, KY

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Tobacco Laborers

Workers are required to work inside structures and outside in various weather conditions/temperatures. Workers may propagate, set, cut, house, and strip tobacco. Will chop out weeds with a how, remove tops and suckers from plants. Workers will use a tobacco knife to cut plants off at ground level and spear tobacco stalk over metal spear onto 48 inch wooden stick. Industry standard is 6 plants per stick making loaded sticks weight about 50 lbs each. Plant reach heights of 7 feet tall. Workers will move loaded sticks from ground to the wagon and then transfer into the drying barn. Workers must stand on rails up to 48 inches apart and 6 feet from the ground. Worker on a wagon will transfer loaded stick over his head to the worker on rail at the next level, then the worker on the top level will hang stick separating plants for air curing the tobacco. Must prevent breaking/bruising of plants.

 

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