face worker

face worker

[′fās ‚wərk·ər]
(mining engineering)
A miner who works regularly at the face.
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We come because we always have, said a face worker from the Deep Duffryn pit between kicking a beach ball to his offspring.
Moustaches gave a face worker some dust protection against breathing deadly dust whilst working
He remained a coal face worker all his working life until he retired in his sixties.
He was mad about films, books, crosswords and 1960s music, and was a face worker down Frickley colliery, West Yorkshire, for 34 years.
Work from 1986 onwards as a coal face worker at a non-mechanised coal face, and for certain other categories, can be included.
Freddy, now aged 68, was a face worker at the town's Bates Colliery, Blyth, and a trade union representative.
As the "age bubble" moves through the workforce, agencies will not only face worker shortages overall, but will also face leadership crises as our most experienced leaders retire.
In view of the potential fallout described in this article, taxpayers who face worker recharacterization audits should pay careful attention to how they formulate a response.
When an AIDS case does occur, these same employers may face worker paranoia.
Gerry was an experienced face worker and UK Coal management have no idea how the accident happened.