1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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5994-11 Insurance Risk Surveyor

Inspects items or properties to evaluate conditions affecting underwriting standards and develops and promotes safety programs.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • inspects the property, buildings and operations of commercial and industrial establishments, to assess physical conditions and work practices
  • evaluates the adequacy of security, fire and related systems
  • compiles data which influence the determination of premium rates
  • prepares reports and recommends action to reduce risks
  • analyses claims and accident history data
  • develops safety programs compatible with the needs and resources of the policy holders
  • may conduct meetings to promote safety programs among educational, civic and industrial groups, by informing them of government and company safety standards and regulations

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