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Tanners program and use tannery drums. They perform the work according to the work instructions, verify the physical and chemical characteristics of the hide, skin, or leather and of the liquid floats, e.g. pH, temperature, chemicals concentration, during the process. They use the drum for washing the hide or skin, removing the hair (not in the case of hides and skins tanned with the hair or wool on), bating, tanning, retanning, dyeing and milling.

Alternative Labels

pit tanner

retanning machine operator

tanning worker

drum tender

beamhouse operator



chrome-tanning drum operator

tanning machine operator

spray finishing machine operator

drum operator

tanning straightener

tanning vacuum dryer

tanning drum operator

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: