Glaziers Hampstead, Swiss Cottage, NW3, Glazing

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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    For the surname, see Glazier (surname).

    A glazier at work, 1946.

    This Deutsche Bundespost postage stamp, issued in 1986, commemorates glaziers.
    A glazier is a skilled tradesman responsible for reducing, installing, and removing cup (and materials used as substitutes for cup, such as some plastics).[1] Glaziers may use glass in various surface types and settings, such as home windows, doors, shower doorways, skylights, storefronts, display cases, mirrors, facades, interior wall space, ceilings, and tabletops.[1][2]

    Contents [hide]
    1 Responsibilities and tools
    2 Education and training Glaziers Hampstead, Swiss Cottage, NW3, Glazing Click here>>>
    3 Occupational hazards
    4 In the United States
    5 See also
    6 Notes
    7 External links
    Duties and tools[edit]

    A couple of glazier tools
    The Occupational Perspective Handbook of the U.S. Department of Labor lists the next as typical jobs for a glazier:

    Follow specifications or blueprints
    Remove any broken or old cup before installing replacement glass
    Cut glass to the specified shape and size
    Make or install sashes or moldings for cup installation
    Fasten cup into sashes or frames with clips, moldings, or other styles of fasteners
    Add weather seal or putty around pane edges to seal bones.[3]
    The Country wide Occupational Analysis identified by the Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship separates the trade into 5 obstructs of skills, each with a summary of skills, and a list of tasks and subtasks a journeyman is likely to be able to accomplish:[4]

    Block A - Occupational Skills

    1. Uses and maintains tools and equipment

    2. Organizes work

    3. Performs regular activities

    Stop B - Commercial Window and Door Systems

    4. Fabricates commercial door and windows systems

    5. Installs commercial door and windowpane systems

    Block C - Residential Home window and Door Systems

    6. Installs residential windowpane systems

    7. Installs residential door systems

    Block D - Area of expertise Products and Glass

    8. Installs and Fabricates niche cup and products

    9. Installs cup systems on vehicles

    Block E - Servicing

    10. Services commercial window and door systems

    11. Services residential door and home window systems

    12. Services area of expertise cup and products.

    Tools used by glaziers "include cutting boards, glass-cutting blades, straightedges, glazing kitchen knives, saws, drills, grinders, putty, and glazing compounds."[1]

    Some glaziers work specifically with cup in motor vehicles; other work specifically with the safety cup found in aircraft.[1][3]

    Education and training[edit]
    Glaziers are typically educated at the senior high school diploma or comparative level and find out the abilities of the trade via an apprenticeship program, which in the U.S. is typically four years.[3]

    In the U.S., apprenticeship programs are offered through the National Cup Association as well as trade associations and local contractors' associations. Construction-industry glaziers are people of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades frequently.[1]

    In Ontario, Canada, apprenticeships can be found at the provincial level and certified through the Ontario University of Trades.[5]

    Other provinces manage their own apprenticeship programs.
    The Trade of Glazier is a designated Red Seal Trade in Canada.[6]

    Occupational hazards[edit]
    Occupational hazards encountered by glaziers include the risks to be cut by glass or tools and falling from scaffolds or ladders.[1][3] The usage of heavy equipment may also cause damage: the National Institute for Occupational Protection and Health (NIOSH) reported in 1990 that a journeyman glazier died in an industrial accident in Indiana after attempting to use a manlift to transport a thousand-pound case of cup which the manlift didn't have capacity to carry.[7]

    In the United States[edit]
    According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, there are a few 45,300 glaziers in the United States, with median pay of $38,410 per calendar year in 2014.[3] Two-thirds of Glaziers work in the foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors industry, with smaller amounts employed in building supplies and materials coping, building finishing contracting, automotive repair and maintenance, and cup and glass product manufacturing.[2][3]

    Among the 50 states, only Florida and Connecticut require glaziers to carry a license.[3]

    See also[edit]
    Architectural glass
    Glazing in architecture
    Insulated glazing
    Stained glass
    Glass manufacturing

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