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Slaughterers and Meat Packers

On the Job


Slaughterers and Meat Packers work in slaughtering or meat packing establishments. They may slaughter animals, pack meats for sale, or make sausage.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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