Top Deboner Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Deboner. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Deboner resumes they appeared on. For example, 22.2% of Deboner resumes contained Meat Products as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Deboner actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Deboner resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Meat Products

high Demand
Here's how Meat Products is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Inspected meat products for defects, bruises, or blemishes and removed them along with any excess fat.
  • Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them.
  • Prepare chicken and other fabricated meat products, using meat trimmings.
  • Cut and trim meat to prepare for packing.Inspect meat products for bruises and remove them along with any excess fat.
  • Prepare meat products, using meattrimmings and hamburger meat.
  • Preformed visual inspections of meat products

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2. Debone

high Demand
Here's how Debone is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Deboned assigned cut of meat for consumer consumption
  • Deboned and processed chicken in warehouse environment
  • Processed chicken, worked in the deboned department and the clean-up department.
  • Deboned thigh's, cut breast, washed floors, cleaned equipment
  • Worked 3rd shift, debone chicken that came down a rotating line
  • Worked as a deboner on a production line in a poultry plant
  • Deboned, Packed chicken, Roll wings, skinned breasts,
  • Deboned chicken and sent down line for the next operator.
  • Deboned chicken, packaged chicken according to company needs.
  • Line operator: Debone/packed chicken, also stack pallets.
  • Pulled tenders from both sides of the deboned breast.
  • Used sharp tools to cut and debone the chicken.
  • Deboned all parts of chicken and labeled boxes.
  • Oyster cut and debone chicken legs and thighs.
  • Rotate from debone to cut tendons from the chicken
  • Deboned and cut chicken parts from whole chickens
  • Deboned leg quarters and Packaged leg quarters.
  • Deboned chicken on a fast-paced line.
  • Worked on a line and deboned chicken
  • Deboned chickens and placed in freezer.

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3. Breast Bone

high Demand
Here's how Breast Bone is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Fillet meat off chicken breast bone and pack into trays.
  • De-boned breast bone from chickens for processing.

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4. Clip Tenders

high Demand
Here's how Clip Tenders is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Trim breast cut wings open shoulders clip tenders
  • Pull breast, check for bones, put bags in boxes, x-cut, pull tenders, clip tenders, cut wings

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5. Poultry Products

high Demand
Here's how Poultry Products is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Cut poultry products to desired specifications.

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6. Assembly Line

high Demand
Here's how Assembly Line is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Cut wings, tenders, and breasts off of chicken onto the assembly line for more maintenance and for packaging
  • Assemble, wire, inspect, test and package fixtures via an assembly line or workbench process.
  • Load the assembly line with the frame of the chicken only containing the breast of the bird.
  • Cut chicken to company standards to be processed on the assembly line for delivery to stores.
  • D-BoneWorked on the night shift on the assembly line cutting chicken all different types of ways:
  • Fast paced assembly line work in wet and cold conditions standing several hours a day.
  • Removed chicken from the bone as a part of an assembly line.
  • Cut meat away from bone as it goes down the assembly line.
  • Cut chicken on assembly line, packed chicken, Picked chicken feet.
  • Worked CVP machine which also consists of setting up the assembly line!
  • Breast DebonerDeboned chicken breast on an assembly line in a chicken processing plant
  • Controlled equipment and met daily quotas formed in assembly line
  • Removed bones from chickens on an assembly line.
  • Loaded chickens on cones on the assembly line.
  • Load the meat on to the assembly line
  • Worked assembly line in chicken processing plant.
  • Worked on the assembly line devoting chicken
  • Inspect meat on assembly line.
  • Used a knife or scissors to cut up or debone chicken as it moves down assembly line.
  • performed first cut on chicken on an assembly line at a very fast rate.

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7. Safety Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Know and follow established job specific and site wide health and safety procedures and rules.
  • Utilize proper safety procedures to prevent contamination of the poultry.
  • Followed proper safety procedures while working inside plant.
  • Practice all safety procedures while on production floor.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Practiced health and safety procedures.

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8. Meat Saws

high Demand
Here's how Meat Saws is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
  • Cut, sliced and trimmed poultry meat by use of knives, cleavers and meat saws.
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, bandsaws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, handsaws, and other equipment to perform deboning of chicken.

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9. Future Processing

high Demand
Here's how Future Processing is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Cut and trim meat to prepare for packing; clean and section carcasses for future processing.
  • Cleaned, trimmed, sliced, and sectioned carcasses for future processing.
  • Clean, trim, slice, and section carcassesfor future processing.
  • Cleaned, trimmed, sliced, and sectioned carcasses for future processing.
  • Cleaned, trimmed, sliced and sectioned carcasses for future processing.
  • Clean, trim, slice and section carcasses for future processing.

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10. Thigh

high Demand
Here's how Thigh is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Cut out the bone on every three thighs with not leaving any meat on the bones.
  • Removed Bone from Thigh meat-left and right using knife, wing cut-using knife, breast pull.
  • Removed center bone from thigh portion of chicken with carving knife.
  • Use culinary scissors to remove bone from chicken thighs
  • Separated and sorted wings and thighs.
  • Cut shoulders, pop thighs, cut legs, belt breast, pull skin.
  • Cut the bone out of the chickens thighs and send them down the line
  • Cut bones from chicken thighs, for 8 to 10 hrs.
  • Take the bone out of the thighs also trim tenders.
  • Cut up the chicken breast, wings and thighs.
  • open the chicken leg and take the bone out in order to make a boneless thigh.
  • Removed bones from 1,200 pounds of chicken thighs per day Packaged poultry according to safety standards
  • Used a electric knife to cut the bone out of thighs
  • cut shoulders, thighs, wings,
  • Hang Chickens on the line, Cut shoulders, roll beasts, and pop thighs Sanitation WorkReady!

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11. Breast Meat

high Demand
Here's how Breast Meat is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Worked in the breast area on the production line to get bones out foot boneless breast meat to be packed and shipped
  • Flip Breast Meat and remove bones.
  • Take bones out the breast meat
  • Cutted shoulders off the chickens so that the breast meat could be separated.
  • Required to cut 10 pieses of breast meat a minute
  • Feed chicken breast meat through skinner and x-ray.

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12. Retail USE

high Demand
Here's how Retail USE is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Process parts into cuts that are ready for retail use, obtain and distribute specified meat or carcass.
  • Processed primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.
  • Processed primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.
  • Process primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.
  • Process parts into cuts that are ready for retail use, obtain and distribute specified meat or carcass.
  • Process primal parts into cuts that are ready for retail use.

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13. Tag Containers

average Demand
Here's how Tag Containers is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Contribute to team effort by Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Weighed meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Weighed meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.
  • Weigh meats and tag containers for weight and contents.

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14. Hand Tools

average Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Use hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, whole breast, and chicken.
  • Used hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming poultry, used scissors and knives
  • Used hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of the chicken.
  • use hand tools to perform rountine cutting and trimming of meat,poultry, and seafood
  • Use hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and hanging of poultry.
  • Use hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.

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15. Label Containers

average Demand
Here's how Label Containers is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Mark and label containers, container tags, or products, using marking tools.

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16. Different Parts

average Demand
Here's how Different Parts is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Cut different parts of a whole birds
  • Deboned different parts of the chicken by techniques of cutting, rolling, pulling and trimming.
  • Cut a chicken into different parts while working on a assembly line.
  • Process different parts of the chicken, cleaned all the products and machines, package, label, stock.
  • Cut different parts of the chicken up.

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17. Cone Line

average Demand
Here's how Cone Line is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Worked as a shoulder cutter on the cone line.
  • Cut chicken parts on cone line.
  • Cut Chickens, Load Chickens On Cone, Cone Line Operator, Floor Man, Stack Off Operator
  • Cone line cutting up chicken into parts and distribute to different departments all over the plant.
  • Pull chicken breast off a cone line.
  • Shoulder cutter one the cone line deboning chicken to processed working off production cutting so many birds a min.

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18. Usda

average Demand
Here's how Usda is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Evaluate premises for cleanliness, including proper disposal of contaminated poultry per USDA guidelines.
  • Processed poultry to make sure that it met the company, USDA, and the customers satisfaction..
  • Executed daily operations instructed by USDA for processing of poultry and inspections
  • Work with USDA Inspectors help to inspect and remove damaged birds off the production line.
  • Adhere to strict safety and quality guidelines established by the USDA.
  • Helped process poultry according USDA standards, inspected poultry for defects and assisted dept.

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19. Sharp Knives

average Demand
Here's how Sharp Knives is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Use sharp knives and scissors to cut bones out of raw chicken.
  • Perform specific cutting with sharp knives on whole birds.

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20. Non-Meat Portions

average Demand
Here's how Non-Meat Portions is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Removed non-meat portions including skin, bones, excess fat.
  • Removed non-meat portions including skin.
  • Removed non-meat portions including bones.
  • Removed non-meat portions including bones, excess fat.

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21. Band Saws

average Demand
Here's how Band Saws is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.
  • Use knives, cleavers, meat saws, band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming.

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22. Whole Birds

average Demand
Here's how Whole Birds is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Hang whole birds to be processed to lev quarters.
  • Worked on a production line assembling whole birds Packaged meat in boxes for shipment Inspected meat for defects

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23. Whole Chickens

average Demand
Here's how Whole Chickens is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Inspect and pull chicken tenders from whole chickens.
  • Worked on production line, deboning various parts of whole chickens
  • De-boned whole chickens, cutting them in to portions to be packaged and shipped out to local food markets

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24. Haccp

average Demand
Here's how Haccp is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Checked equipment to ensure that it meets health and safety regulations.Processed various cuts of meats.Followed all rules and regulations of HACCP.
  • Followed all rules and regulations of HACCP.
  • Followed all rules and regulations of HACCP.
  • Worked closely with HACCP and USDA to comply with all state and federal rules and regulations for poultry processing.
  • Developed ISO 9000 and HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points) programs for two facilities.
  • Implement GMP and HACCP Training programs for all production and warehouse personnel.

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25. Wizard Knife

average Demand
Here's how Wizard Knife is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Remove the bone out of thigh meat using a wizard knife.
  • Operate the wizard knife to cut chicken breast and tenders cuts up to 20- 25 breast per minute
  • Used Wizard Knife to debone meat Maintained required production goals Followed all safety guidelines
  • Trim 13 thighs per minute.Pack 32 thighs per minute.Cut excess fat off.Cut all bones out using wizard knife.
  • Picked up neck bones on the assembly line Cut meat from neckbone with wizard knife Place meat inside a hole

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26. Dark Meat

low Demand
Here's how Dark Meat is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Segregated light and dark meat into separate piles.
  • Cut the dark meat of the chicken off the bone along with skin and fat.
  • Worked on a production line, deboning dark meat chicken.

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27. PPE

low Demand
Here's how PPE is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Make sure tenders and breast are the right weight and are ready to be shipped to customer
  • Pack out was a scale to weight all boxes before being shipped off.
  • Inspected meat for defects and reported to upper management as necessary.
  • Clipped chicken breast & made sure the assembly belt was straight.
  • Assisted in the packaging of product to be shipped out.
  • Make sure product is labeled before stacked and shipped
  • Scaled and packaged chicken to be shipped out.
  • Packed poultry products to be shipped.
  • Clipped feathers from chickens' wings.
  • Deboned right thigh, rolled wings, oyster cut, clipped tendons, clipped knuckles,
  • Deboned upper half of chicken as they came down the line.
  • Used extensors clipped end of chicken tender.
  • Pack chicken in trays Feed trays of meat into ossid to be wrapped.
  • Responsibilities*Proceeded meat,that would be shipped out in a timely manner.

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28. People

low Demand
Here's how People is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Worked on the line with 6 people, rotating after each break.
  • People were nice, as were the managers and trainers.
  • People were always motivated to work with me around.

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29. Remove Parts

low Demand
Here's how Remove Parts is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Remove parts, such as skin and feathers, from chicken.
  • Remove parts, such as skin, feathers, scales or bones, from carcass.
  • Remove parts such as skin, feathers, scales, or bones from carcass.AccomplishmentsI learn new things dealing with meat.
  • Remove parts, such as skin and feathers from carcass.
  • Remove parts, such as skin, feathers, scales or bones, from carcass.

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30. Market Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Market Equipment is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Operated market equipment including wrapper.
  • Operated market equipment including scale.
  • Operated market equipment including knife.
  • Operated market equipment including slicer.
  • Operated market equipmentincluding knife.Trimmed excess off products.
  • Operated market equipment including knife.

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31. Processing Plant

low Demand
Here's how Processing Plant is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Line production in chicken processing plant.
  • Provide assistance when required in other positions throughout the processing plant.

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32. Perdue

low Demand
Here's how Perdue is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Removed all bones from the breast meat, and ensured the product met Perdue Farm's standards.

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33. Eye Coordination

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Here's how Eye Coordination is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Used fast hand-eye coordination to keep the line going at the set pace.
  • Maintain hand and eye coordination.

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34. Ready-To-Heat Foods

low Demand
Here's how Ready-To-Heat Foods is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Prepare ready-to-heat foods by filleting meat cutting it into bite-sized pieces, preparingand applying sauces or breading.

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35. Wet Environment

low Demand
Here's how Wet Environment is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Practice all safety guidelines.Skills UsedWork in cold, wet environment.

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36. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Separated defective product from acceptable product according to quality standards.
  • Prepared food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards.
  • Sorted, graded, and inspected product for presence of defects and bones, verifying quality standards.
  • Maintained quality standards and worked in a safe and efficient manor.
  • Examine products to verify conformance to quality standards.
  • Examined products to verify they met quality standards.

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37. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Followed OSHA guidelines for safety at all times.
  • Practiced OSHA laws and regulations.
  • Followed all safety regulations as well as OSHA compliance
  • Worked on a clean up crew cleaning and sanitizing production equipment and work area to meet OSHA guidelines
  • Practice health and safety regulations according to OSHA and company policies.
  • Participated in a variety of safety and OSHA approved training.

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38. Separate Meat

low Demand
Here's how Separate Meat is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Inserted knife in meat around bones to separate meat, fat, and tissue.
  • Separate meats and byproducts into specified containers and seal containers Clean, trim, slice, and section carcasses for future processing
  • Produce hamburger meat and meat trimmings.Separate meats and byproducts into specified containers and seal containers.
  • Cut meat around bones to separate meat, fat, or tissue.
  • Separate meats and byproducts into specified containers and seal containers.
  • Separate meats and byproducts into specified containers and seal containers.

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39. Sharp Objects

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Here's how Sharp Objects is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Utilize sharp objects, cutting bones out of chicken, assist with making sure line meet production time.

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40. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Measure, grade, and feed raw materials into production machinery.
  • Lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items, manually or using hoists.
  • Prepare raw materials for processing.

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41. Brest

low Demand
Here's how Brest is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Trim bone out of Brest meat to make it boneless.

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42. Cold Environment

low Demand
Here's how Cold Environment is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Worked in cold environment below 25 degrees.

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43. Precise Cuts

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Here's how Precise Cuts is used in Deboner jobs:
  • Fish filleters use sharp knives and precise cuts to separate fillets of fish from the bones.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Deboner

Meat Products24.4%
Debone16.7%
Breast Bone9%
Clip Tenders8.1%
Poultry Products6.8%
Assembly Line6.4%
Safety Procedures6.2%
Meat Saws3.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Deboner

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Meat Products
Meat Products
22.2%
22.2%
2
2
Debone
Debone
15.2%
15.2%
3
3
Breast Bone
Breast Bone
8.1%
8.1%
4
4
Clip Tenders
Clip Tenders
7.4%
7.4%
5
5
Poultry Products
Poultry Products
6.2%
6.2%
6
6
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
5.8%
5.8%
7
7
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
5.6%
5.6%
8
8
Meat Saws
Meat Saws
3.1%
3.1%
9
9
Future Processing
Future Processing
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Thigh
Thigh
2.8%
2.8%
11
11
Breast Meat
Breast Meat
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Retail USE
Retail USE
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Tag Containers
Tag Containers
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.2%
1.2%
15
15
Label Containers
Label Containers
1.1%
1.1%
16
16
Different Parts
Different Parts
0.9%
0.9%
17
17
Cone Line
Cone Line
0.8%
0.8%
18
18
Usda
Usda
0.7%
0.7%
19
19
Sharp Knives
Sharp Knives
0.7%
0.7%
20
20
Non-Meat Portions
Non-Meat Portions
0.7%
0.7%
21
21
Band Saws
Band Saws
0.7%
0.7%
22
22
Whole Birds
Whole Birds
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Whole Chickens
Whole Chickens
0.6%
0.6%
24
24
Haccp
Haccp
0.6%
0.6%
25
25
Wizard Knife
Wizard Knife
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Dark Meat
Dark Meat
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
PPE
PPE
0.5%
0.5%
28
28
People
People
0.5%
0.5%
29
29
Remove Parts
Remove Parts
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
Market Equipment
Market Equipment
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
Processing Plant
Processing Plant
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Perdue
Perdue
0.3%
0.3%
33
33
Eye Coordination
Eye Coordination
0.3%
0.3%
34
34
Ready-To-Heat Foods
Ready-To-Heat Foods
0.3%
0.3%
35
35
Wet Environment
Wet Environment
0.3%
0.3%
36
36
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.3%
0.3%
37
37
Osha
Osha
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
Separate Meat
Separate Meat
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Brest
Brest
0.2%
0.2%
42
42
Cold Environment
Cold Environment
0.2%
0.2%
43
43
Precise Cuts
Precise Cuts
0.2%
0.2%

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