ERIC Number: ED107988
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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An Analysis of the Terminal Materials Handling Occupation.
Mascio, Joseph W.; O'Connor, Patrick J.
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the terminal materials handling occupation. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Five duties are broken down into a number of tasks and for each task a two-page table is presented, showing on the first page: tools, equipment, materials, objects acted upon; performance knowledge (related also to decisions, cues, and errors); safety--hazard; and on the second page: science; math--number systems; and communications (performance modes, examples, and skills and concepts). The duties are: supervising movement of materials; supervising dock work force; unloading inbound material; storing material; and loading material for reshipment and/or delivery. A glossary of freight terminal terms is appended. (BP)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Trade and Industrial Education Instructional Materials Lab.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.