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embalmer

Description

Code

5163.2

Description

Embalmers arrange for the removal of bodies of deceased persons from the place of death and they prepare the bodies for burials and cremations. They clean and disinfect the bodies, use make-up to create the impression of a more natural appearance and hide any visible damage. They are in close contact with funeral services directors in order to comply with the wishes of the deceased family members.

Scope note

Includes funeral services director.

Alternative Labels

embalmer

Regulatory Aspect

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