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  2. Glazier
  3. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  4. for the surname, see Glazier (surname).
  6. A glazier at the job, 1946.
  8. This Deutsche Bundespost postage stamp, issued in 1986, commemorates glaziers.
  9. A glazier is a skilled tradesman responsible for cutting, installing, and removing glass (and materials used as substitutes for cup, such as some plastics).[1 -  Glaziers may use glass in various surfaces and settings, such as home windows, doors, shower doorways, skylights, storefronts, display cases, mirrors, facades, interior wall space, ceilings, and tabletops.[1 - [2 -  
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  12. 1       Duties and tools
  13. 2       Education and training  Glaziers East Sheen, Mortlake, SW14, Glazing - Glaziers East Sheen, Mortlake, SW14, Glazing!..
  14. 3       Occupational hazards
  15. 4       In the United States
  16. 5       See also
  17. 6       Notes
  18. 7       External links
  19. Duties and tools[edit -  
  21. A couple of glazier tools
  22. The Occupational Perspective Handbook of the U.S. Section of Labor lists the following as typical jobs for a glazier:
  24. Follow blueprints or specifications
  25. Remove any old or broken cup before setting up replacement glass
  26. Cut glass to the specified size and shape
  27. Make or install sashes or moldings for glass installation
  28. Fasten cup into frames or sashes with clips, moldings, or other types of fasteners
  29. Add weather seal or putty around pane edges to seal important joints.[3 -  
  30. The National Occupational Analysis acknowledged by the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship separates the trade into 5 blocks of skills, each with a summary of skills, and a summary of tasks and subtasks a journeyman is expected to have the ability to accomplish:[4 -  
  32. Stop A - Occupational Skills
  34. 1. Uses and maintains equipment and tools
  36. 2. Organizes work
  38. 3. Performs routine activities
  40. Stop B - Commercial Door and Home window Systems
  42. 4. Fabricates commercial windowpane and door systems
  44. 5. Installs commercial door and window systems
  46. Stop C - Residential Door and Windowpane Systems
  48. 6. Installs residential home window systems
  50. 7. Installs home door systems
  52. Block D - Specialty Products and Glass
  54. 8. Fabricates and installs niche glass and products
  56. 9. Installs glass systems on vehicles
  58. Block E - Servicing
  60. 10. Services commercial window and door systems
  62. 11. Services residential door and screen systems
  64. 12. Services area of expertise cup and products.
  66. Tools used by glaziers "include cutting boards, glass-cutting blades, straightedges, glazing knives, saws, drills, grinders, putty, and glazing substances."[1 -  
  68. Some glaziers work specifically with cup in motor vehicles; other work specifically with the protection glass used in aircraft.[1 - [3 -  
  70. Education and training[edit -  
  71. Glaziers are usually educated at the senior high school diploma or comparative level and learn the skills of the trade via an apprenticeship program, which in the U.S. is four years typically.[3 -  
  73. In the U.S., apprenticeship programs are offered through the Country wide Glass Association as well as trade organizations and local contractors' associations. Construction-industry glaziers are people of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades frequently.[1 -  
  75. In Ontario, Canada, apprenticeships are offered at the provincial level and authorized through the Ontario College of Trades.[5 -  
  77. Other provinces manage their own apprenticeship programs.
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  79. The Trade of Glazier is a designated Red Seal Trade in Canada.[6 -  
  81. Occupational hazards[edit -  
  82. Occupational hazards encountered by glaziers include the risks to be trim by glass or tools and falling from scaffolds or ladders.[1 - [3 -  The usage of heavy equipment may also cause injury: the Country wide Institute for Occupational Security and Health (NIOSH) reported in 1990 that a journeyman glazier died within an industrial accident in Indiana after attempting to use a manlift to transport a thousand-pound case of glass that your manlift didn't have capacity to carry.[7 -  
  84. In the United States[edit -  
  85. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, there are some 45,300 glaziers in america, with median pay of $38,410 per calendar year in 2014.[3 -  Two-thirds of Glaziers work in the building blocks, structure, and building exterior contractors industry, with smaller numbers working in building material and supplies coping, building finishing contracting, automotive repair and maintenance, and cup and glass product manufacturing.[2 - [3 -  
  87. Among the 50 states, only Florida and Connecticut require glaziers to carry a license.[3 -  
  89. See also[edit -  
  90. Architectural glass
  91. Glazing in architecture
  92. Insulated glazing
  93. Stained glass
  94. Glass manufacturing
  95. Glassblowing
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