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39-4021.00 - Funeral Attendants

Related occupations for task:

Embalm, dress, cosmeticize, and casket the deceased.

39-4011.00 Embalmers
  • Close incisions, using needles and sutures.
  • Attach trocar to pump-tube, start pump, and repeat probing to force embalming fluid into organs.
  • Incise stomach and abdominal walls and probe internal organs, using trocar, to withdraw blood and waste matter from organs.
  • Join lips, using needles and thread or wire.
  • Reshape or reconstruct disfigured or maimed bodies when necessary, using dermasurgery techniques and materials such as clay, cotton, plaster of Paris, and wax.
  • Pack body orifices with cotton saturated with embalming fluid to prevent escape of gases or waste matter.
  • Make incisions in arms or thighs and drain blood from circulatory system and replace it with embalming fluid, using pump.
  • Apply cosmetics to impart lifelike appearance to the deceased.
  • Insert convex celluloid or cotton between eyeballs and eyelids to prevent slipping and sinking of eyelids.
  • Perform special procedures necessary for remains that are to be transported to other states or overseas, or where death was caused by infectious disease.
  • Press diaphragm to evacuate air from lungs.
39-5091.00 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Apply makeup to enhance or alter the appearance of people appearing in productions such as movies.
  • Select desired makeup shades from stock, or mix oil, grease, and coloring to achieve specific color effects.
  • Alter or maintain makeup during productions as necessary to compensate for lighting changes or to achieve continuity of effect.
  • Provide performers with makeup removal assistance after performances have been completed.
  • Attach prostheses to performers and apply makeup to create special features or effects, such as scars, aging, or illness.
39-4031.00 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
  • Perform embalming duties, as necessary.